Diesel scandal. Volkswagen will pay another billion

Дизельный скандал. Volkswagen выплатит еще миллиард

Volkswagen has agreed on a multibillion-dollar payment in the U.S. due to “equity scandal”

This sum includes a donation amount of $ 225 million Fund to combat air pollution

German automaker Volkswagen has agreed with the US authorities on payment of $ 1 billion in the framework of the “equity scandal”. The money will be used to repurchase or repair of 80 thousand sold a 3 liter diesel car, on which the software was installed, lowered information on the harmful emissions.

We are talking about cars produced in 2009-2016 years, including car brands such as VW, Porsche and Audi. Also this amount includes a donation amount of $ 225 million in a Fund to fight air pollution, said the Agency for environmental protection of the United States.

Just at the moment the German company agreed to pay US $ 17.5 billion to settle the “equity scandal”, Reuters reported.

Previously, Volkswagen has agreed to pay $ 15 billion in compensation to buyers of cars, which was established AT that underestimate emissions. The deal applies only to two-liter diesel engines. Another 5 billion was to go to environmental studies.

Recall, Volkswagen will spend 2.1 billion canadian dollars (1.6 billion U.S. dollars) in connection with diesel scandal in Canada.

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