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VW Agrees to Nearly $15B in US Settlement Over Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen has agreed to a nearly $15 billion settlement of consumer and environmental claims related to its emissions rigging scandal that broke last September in the United States.   The settlement, announced Tuesday by a U.S. District Court in San Francisco, includes over $10 billion to buy back from owners about 475,000 polluting vehicles. The settlement also includes $2.7 billion for environmental mitigation and $2 billion for research on zero-emissions technology. U.S....

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