Volkswagen Reaches $14.7B Deal In Emissions Scandal

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2016, 9:49 PM EDT) -- Volkswagen AG reached a deal valued at $14.7 billion to settle claims with consumers and the federal government over the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal, about 50 percent more than what was reported a week ago, according to media reports Monday.

The proposed settlement would include just more than $10 billion to buy back cars from consumers and cash compensation to the owners — as promised last week — and a $2.7 billion payment into a fund for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report in The New York Times.

The company and class members will file settlement papers in California...

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