The embattled automaker will also face fines from the U.S. government and compensation for car owners, the New York Times reports. In September, VW was found to have installed fraudulent software in its cars to cheat on emissions tests—and the fallout has not been pretty.
The majority of affected cars are in Europe, where more than $10 million diesel cars were impacted by the emissions scandal. VW is recalling the cars to fix the software, but has not agreed to financial compensation for owners. PM