VW nears $4.3B emissions settlement in U.S.

3 things you need to know about the Volkswagen scandal

Volkswagen is negotiating a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would require the carmaker to pay $4.3 billion in fines and plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing.

The settlement would also require Volkswagen to appoint an independent monitor over its operations for the next three years.

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