Volkswagen's emissions scandal bill rises

Cost of settling US law suits set to hit $15 billion

28th June, 2016
VW settlement could be one of largest in corporate history Pic: Getty

Volkswagen's price tag to settle lawsuits in the US over

its rigging of diesel emissions tests has jumped to more than $15 billion – $5 billion more than previously reported – on the eve of a settlement to be filed later today in a San Francisco court.

In addition, Volkswagen will pay $2.7 billion in fines that will go to the US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air...

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