California says Volkswagen clean car spending plan has drawbacks

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California regulators stated Volkswagen’s budget on clean vehicle facilities had drawbacks and that it did not have details on how it would help disadvantaged communities as well as promote hydrogen fuel cell innovation. The remarks in a Wednesday letter from the California Air Resources Board to the automaker’s Electrify America come after criticism that the […]

Volkswagen has bought, repaired over half of polluting 2.0-liter diesels in U.S.

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Volkswagen said the company has bought back or repaired over half of 475,000 polluting 2.0-liter diesel automobiles under a U.S. government settlement, only 6 months after it introduced the largest-ever vehicle repurchase offer. The world’s biggest automaker stated in a letter to a U.S. judge managing the settlement that as of Wednesday, it redeemed or […]

Volkswagen, Robert Bosch will pay $1.55 billion to settle U.S. diesel claims

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Volkswagen has accepted pay at least $1.22 billion to repair or buy back nearly 80,000 polluting U.S. 3.0 liter diesel-engine automobiles to settle claims it fitted illegal emissions-cheating software to the vehicles, court documents revealed. Auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH also agreed to pay $327.5 million to U.S. diesel Volkswagen owners, as per the files […]

U.S. judge Charles Breyer approves Volkswagen dealers $1.2 billion settlement

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Volkswagen dealers will get an average of $1.85 million in a $1.2 billion settlement authorized by a U.S. judge on Monday concerning its diesel emissions scandal. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer stated the 650 U.S. dealers would be paid over 18 months, ruling the settlement “fair, reasonable, and adequate.” The automaker also consented to keep […]

Volkswagen agrees to repair and buy back more polluting U.S. diesel automobiles

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Volkswagen has accepted a $1 billion settlement to fix or repair another 80,000 contaminating diesel vehicles sold in the United States as the German company on Tuesday took new actions to put its emissions cheating scandal behind it. The settlement deal covered high-end Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles having 3.0-liter engines, indicating Volkswagen has now […]

Congresswoman raises concerns regarding Volkswagen settlement oversight

A settlement with U.S. regulators provides Volkswagen AG excessive authority over ways to spend $2 billion on electrical car technology, a U.S. congresswoman from California stated recently in a letter, echoing issues from states and others who fear the German automaker gains undue impact in the deal. Volkswagen concurred to spend $1.2 billion nationally and […]