Volkswagen agreed with US about the amount of the fine for desligado

German avtokontsert Volkswagen reached an agreement with the American side about the amount of the fine for the diesel scandal, which is $ 4.3 billion. This was confirmed in the concern, reports UKRINFORM.

«Volkswagen AG confirms the market rumors that the company has made a specific prior arrangement with the specified authorities of the United States, which provides for the payment of fines and penalties totaling about $ 4.3 billion, as well as measures to further strengthen the systems of compliance and governance, including the appointment of an independent observer for the next three years», — reads the statement of the enterprise.

The preliminary settlement agreement is subject to approval by the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG and the affected group companies, which is expected no later than January 11. In the United States have to approve the relevant authorities.

As previously reported, American officials caught in 2015, the largest European carmaker in the fraud level of the exhaust gases.

Concern was had not only to admit that the problem was 11 million vehicles worldwide (of which 600 million in the U.S.), which was installed almost 40 times lowered the emissions, but also to pay billions of dollars in compensation, with the lion’s share of them in the United States — affected clients.

Volkswagen agreed with US about the amount of the fine for desligado 11.01.2017

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