VW eyes 3.0-liter TDI Settlement by October

VW eyes 3.0-liter TDI Settlement by October

Volkswagen is hoping to finalize a settlement for its cheating 3.0-liter TDI engine by October.

Speaking to Reuters, Audi‘s global sales head, Dietmar Voggenreiter, suggests the company is “in really good discussions” with US enforcement authorities.

“Hopefully in October, latest the beginning of November, we will have the final agreement with the US,” he added.

Enforcement actions for the 3.0-liter diesel engine are being handled separately from the 2.0-liter TDI mill. The latter was subject to a settlement of more than $15 billion, finalized in June, to cover buyback and repair costs for nearly a half million vehicles.

The 3.0-liter cheat did not affect nearly as many cars, with a total tally closer to 80,000 units sold by Audi, VW and Porsche. The settlement could still reach into the billions, however.