A week ago I had server group Volkswagen would reduce its range of models for, among other things, reduce costs and thus to face fines and compensation that has on the table. 340 models currently in sign they would be with about 300, thus adjusting its offer to compact the budget to the maximum. And it is that they have another. Just today the news that has been leaked to the press group will pay almost 15,000 million United States dollars. A number which exceeded expected initially and which obliges the company to tighten its belt.
The agreement, which is still provisional, must wait to become official until June 30, the date on which the Court of San Francisco, which has been the case held public view. Filtration has come to several US media which have exposed the conditions of the agreement. About 10,000 million dollars will go to the purchase of the vehicles affected by the souped-up race engine for the value it had before unclogging the dieselgate. Another 2,700 million more will be used to compensate the Agency for environmental protection (EPA). And finally, some 2,000 million dollars will be used to finance the development of new projects of the company.
Total 14,700 million United States dollars by a scandal that each day more committed to Volkswagen. Although the firm puts at the choice of the 500,000 affected vehicle owners, equipped with the 2.0 litre TDI, the possibility of staying with your car after passing a review or sell it to the company. If you choose to take it to review to stay with the brand will install a system that allows the vehicle to comply with the. That Yes, at a price that many owners refuse to pay, which his car lost power.
Remember that Volkswagen still faces a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission not to mention research that keeps open the United States Department of Justice. Despite those pay almost 15,000 million dollars to the company you are still causes that face.
Source – EFE, The New York Times