Volkswagen AG is being nice with its stubborn U.S. dealer network to the harmony of$1.85 per dealer
The producer annunciate all the details of its $1.21 billion dealer agreement yesterday evening, as Reuters said, with payouts in cash to its 652 dealers extended over next 18 months. In the meantime, Volkswagen’s loyal owners skipped in big number on the repurchase bandwagon.
From the 475,000 2.0-liter TDI models sold in the U.S. cheating emission, 311,000 owners chose to participate in the customer contract. The only option for now is a cash payout and repurchase. As adjusters didn’t approve a fix for the polluting cars. 85% of the damaged cars must be off the road by June 2019.
Whether they made a brand worse or aren’t confident, Volkswagen can offer fix in any time. Many offers are turning into cash option. One of many years standing Volkswagen owner told TTAC that he’ll pass on his car on November 2. He demanded he doesn’t believe that the company can fix it. Specially one that can be affiliated into his wagon.
About 3,300 owners chose the settlement preserving their right to struggle the producer in a class-action lawsuit
About 3,300 owners chose the settlement preserving their right to struggle the producer in a class-action lawsuit. After the U.S. Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission and lawyers impersonating U.S. owners gave their permission yesterday, a federal judge could could sign off on the settlement on October 18.
Under the dealers contract, some of producer’s abetment payment will continue and the company will purchase back any unsold diesel cars left. Capital progress to dealership demanded by the automaker are suspended. Also included in the contract is the decree that Volkswagen can’t sell any diesel cars in 2016 or 2017.
While the contract moves Volkswagen closer to its target of putting behind the diesel nightmare, it 3.0-liter diesel models stay in oblivion. Around 85,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche 3.0-liter TDI models expect a settlement in the U.S. Producer is hoping for technical fix. By the end of October Volkswagen need to find it or its only option will be another expensive repurchase program.