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16 Nov 2017

About half of VW Dieselgate settlement will be spent on infrastructure and pollution mitigation

Energytransition.org

VW is rolling out plans to spend almost 15 billion dollars in penalties and settlements following the Dieselgate scandal, with about half that sum being spent on infrastructure and pollution mitigation, reports Ben Paulos on energytransition.org. “Two billion dollars will be spent on building out electric vehicle infrastructure [in the US], while 2.7 billion dollars will be used to establish an Environmental Mitigation Trust,” according to the article.

Read the article in English here.

Find plenty of background in the factsheet Dieselgate forces VW to embrace green mobility.

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