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VW scam settled, entitled owners can find the money

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI is among the cars with false emission test numbers.

With the announcement of the VW settlement in its diesel scandal that emerged in September 2015, owners of the affected vehicles now can focus on their choices of compensation and one key question: Where do the owners of the nearly 500,000 vehicles in the United States eligible for a settlement start? According to details of …

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VW diesel scam $10 billion settlement pending

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI is among the cars with false emission test numbers.

After months of negotiating and legal maneuvering, owners of overtly polluting VW diesel cars will receive as much as  $7,000 in a settlement levied upon Volkswagen AG. It’s more than 10 times the amount the manufacturer originally offered owners of its vehicles that emit up to 40 times the amounts smog-forming nitrogen oxides. The embattled …

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VW, EPA reach deal but emissions scandal looms

Volkswagen has admitted fault in emissions scandal affecting 11 million diesel cars.

After months of offers, counter offers and legal maneuvering, Volkswagen has reached an agreement with U.S. authorities to offer nearly 500,000 owners of 2.0-liter diesel VW and Audi vehicles in the United States viable options to address the the company’s admitted wrongdoing to mask excess emissions. The agreed upon deal includes offering affected Volkswagen owners …

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Volkswagen plan to fix diesel emission issue rejected

The 2014 Volkswagen TDI is among the cars with false emission test numbers.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has rejected Volkswagen’s plan to fix its pollution-spewing 2.0-liter diesel cars. The vehicles are equipped with software that allows them to emit up to 40 times legalll allowable pollution. The CARB said VW’s proposed fix was not adequate or fast enough, according to a report from Reuters and several …

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