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VW will pay US$10.2b in emissions cheating case

Car owners to get between US$1,000 and US$7,000 per vehicle

PAYBACK TIME: Exhaust system of a Volkswagen Passat diesel car. The firm has promised to fix the cars free of charge to keep them from spewing 40 times the legal limit of harmful nitrogen oxides.


VOLKSWAGEN has agreed to pay US$10.2 billion to settle its US emissions scandal case, according to the Associated Press, citing two people briefed on the matter, in what would be one of the largest payouts by a carmaker in history.

The case stems from the carmaker's 2015