As Roadshow notes, 5 million euros is a paltry 0.037 percent of the $14.7 billion settlement the US reached with VW. The US settlement, though, covered much more than misleading marketing, and some think it wasn't big enough. Given the situation in the rest of the world, the Italian fine is unlikely to be the last.
The USA, South Korea & now Italy have all fined VW over the diesel emissions scandal. Why have the European Commission and UK done nothing?— G.T. Lynes (@GTLynes1) August 9, 2016