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VW settlement with EPA announced over diesel emission scandal (breaking)

John Voelcker 1,066 views Apr 21, 2016 Follow John Add to circle 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test Enlarge Photo Volkswagen and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said today that they had reached an agreement on a plan to address hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles sold over six years deliberately designed to violate U.S. emission laws. The agreement, released at 8 am California time this morning, complied with an deadline of today imposed by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer for the parties to reach consensus on a plan. The plan applies only to almost half a million 2.0-liter TDI diesel vehicles sold by VW and Audi from model years 2009 through 2015. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen may buy back 500,000 illegally polluting cars, report says Altogether, roughly 482,000 vehicles sold by the two brands with 2.0-liter four-cylinder turobodiesel engines were fou...

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