Mercedes-Benz’s Daimler parent company will pay nearly $ 3 billion to tackle the aftermath of the US diesel engine emissions scandal. The German carmaker said it intends to deal recently with US authorities, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Justice Department and the California Air Resources Board (CARB). ), will be worth about $ 1.5 billion. It will also pay around 700 million dollars to settle with the owner and a three-figure “three-million dollar amount to meet the requirements of the settlement.
A CARB spokesman told Reuters The deal “will reach 1.5 billion dollars and affect 250,000 vehicles nationwide.” The agency went on to say it will share more details after U.S. agencies submit consensus decrees to the court, which will happen sometime in mid-September.