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VW's diesel-cheating settlement gets nod from US federal judge

This clears path for Germany's largest carmaker around the biggest obstacle to recovery from the scandal
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 05:50
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The settlement resolves claims over VW and Audi models made since 2009 with 2.0-litre engines, but still leaves the carmaker without an agreement for 82,000 3.0-litre diesel engines.

San Francisco

VOLKSWAGEN AG's settlements to get 482,000 emissions-cheating diesel cars off US roads won a preliminary go-ahead from a federal judge, clearing a path for Germany's largest carmaker around the biggest obstacle to recovery from the scandal.

The plan for buybacks and a