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VW Diesel Scandal

VW Has Fixed, Repurchased Half of 2.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has bought back or repaired more than half of the 475,000 vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines that failed to meet emissions standards as part of a federal settlement about six months after it began the program.

VW Settles Civil Claims for 3.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to buyers of vehicles powered by its 3.0L V-6 diesel engine that violated emissions regulations in a settlement that must receive a blessing from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a federal judge.

VW Reaches $1B Settlement for 3.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines with a commitment to buy back a quarter of the vehicles, set aside $225 million toward emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.

Motorlease to Allow No-Penalty Returns of VW Diesels

Motorlease Corp. will allow its lessees of Volkswagen diesel vehicles to return the vehicles without penalty by waiving early termination fees and excess mileage charges, the fleet management company said.

VW to Start Diesel Buybacks, Fleets Eligible

Volkswagen will begin buying back its 2.0L diesel models following approval Tuesday of a $14.7 billion settlement by a federal judge and expects to complete the process by the middle of November.

Mercedes-Benz Curtails 2017 Diesel Lineup

Mercedes-Benz USA has reduced its 2017 diesel vehicle lineup for the U.S. market and plans to offer only a single diesel-powered model due to increased regulatory scrutiny resulting from the Volkswagen diesel scandal.

VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

Volkswagen may not resume sales of diesel models in the U.S. and plans to focus on electrified powertrains and SUVs in the coming years, the company's head of North American operations told fleet managers on Sept. 15.

VW to Lower Prices, Will It Affect Residual Values?

Volkswagen will begin offering its new models for lower prices and provide dealers with a broader product range in a move that could lower residual values if incentives remain high, one expert told Automotive Fleet.

Fleet Users Eligible for VW's Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen has offered a generous compensation package to owners and lessees of diesel vehicles found to violate clean-air laws that applies to commercial and fleet users, according to a company spokeswoman.