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12/20/16
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Volkswagen Group News

Volkswagen reaches agreement with U.S. environmental regulators to resolve civil claims related to 3.0L TDI V6 diesel engine vehicles in the United States

  • Proposed Consent Decree includes provisions for a recall for approximately 63,000 vehicles and the buyback and lease termination or emissions modification (if approved) of approximately 20,000 older vehicles
  • Volkswagen agrees to pay $225 million into an environmental trust to remediate excess emissions from affected vehicles and $25 million to support the use of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) in California

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (together, Volkswagen) announced today that they have reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California, by and through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Attorney General, to resolve civil claims regarding approximately 83,000 affected 3.0L TDI V6 diesel engine vehicles in the United States.

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