Became aware of the decision of Volkswagen to compensate for $1 billion after diesel scandal

Became aware of the decision of Volkswagen to compensate for $1 billion after diesel scandal


Moscow. April 20. The automaker Volkswagen has reached an agreement with U.S. authorities to pay more than a billion dollars of compensation to the owners of vehicles which tests for harmful substances have been falsified, it became known on Wednesday Agency Associated Press.

In September of last year it became known that the carmaker’s been faking the test results on the emissions of vehicles with diesel engine. The scandal resulted in the change of the head of the company and the recall of a large number of cars. The company began an investigation of the U.S. Department of justice, Volkswagen was under threat of payment of multibillion dollar fines.