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Company: Volkswagen
Current Parent CompanyVolkswagen
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Penalty: $1,600,000,000
Year: 2017
Date: January 23, 2017
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Volkswagen agreed to pay $1.2 billion in cash and an estimated $400 million in incentives to compensate dealerships affected by the automaker's emissions cheating scandal.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:15-md-02672
Case Name: IN RE: Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
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