Volkswagen set to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey emissions claims

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Volkswagen confirmed on Tuesday it has accepted to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey state diesel emissions claims, among the last major outstanding diesel legal concerns the automaker dealt in the United States. Volkswagen has previously accepted to spend over $750 million to fix numerous state environmental and customer claims. In overall, the automaker […]

U.S. judge approves $14.7 billion deal in Volkswagen diesel scandal

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A U.S. judge on Tuesday authorized one of the most significant corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen AG‘s $14.7 billion offer arising from its diesel emissions scandal, and the German automaker said it would start buying back polluting automobiles in mid-November. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer told in San Francisco signed off on Volkswagen’s settlement with […]

Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in U.S. diesel emissions investigation

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A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty on Friday for assisting the German automaker evade U.S. emission requirements, and his lawyer said he would cooperate with federal authorities in their investigation. James Liang, who has worked for Volkswagen from 1983 and was part of a team of engineers who established a diesel engine, was charged of conspiring […]