Volkswagen reaches agreement to fix, buyback U.S. diesels | Reuters

 Volkswagen reaches agreement to fix, buyback U.S. diesels
| Reuters

WASHINGTON A U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles as the German automaker works to put a diesel emissions cheating scandal behind it.During a hearing in San Francisco, U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer also said German company Robert Bosch GmbH has reached agreed in principle to settle civil allegations made by U.S. diesel vehicle owners. Reuters reported on Monday that the settlement was expected to be worth more than $300 million.Breyer said owners of 3.0-liter vehicles would receive "substantial compensation" for getting their vehicles fixed or repaired but said there were some remaining issues to be resolved, and set a another hearing for Thursday for an update.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Will Dunham)

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Updated Date: Dec 21, 2016 01:30:08 IST