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Volkswagen Agrees to Diesel Settlement

April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO AND WASHINGTON, D.C. — Volkswagen has agreed to give buyers of nearly 600,000 vehicles with emissions cheating software the option of selling the cars back or getting them fixed, a judge announced April 21.

Senior U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer provided few details about the settlement between the automaker and the federal government. The agreeement will include a fund for corrective efforts and Volkswagen will committ money to promote green vehicle technology, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Volkswagen would spend just over $1 billion to compensate the owners.

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  1. 1. www.MyCarDeal.com [ April 23, 2016 @ 01:25PM ]

    I am a LOYAL TDI owner. The diesel VW s are still in superiority to ALL others in mpg. The life cycle cost analysis against ANY other in its class, Hands down IS the best. This will help VW to grow and show their superiority.

 

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