Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal

Friday, 21 April 2017
VW admits that nearly 600,000 diesel cars in the U.S. were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road. Separately, VW is paying $1.5 billion in a civil case brought by the government and spending $11 billion to buy back cars and offer other compensation.

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