Volkswagen to repay customers after overstating fuel economy

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Volkswagen has been ordered to forfeit its greenhouse gas emissions credits.

It comes after the US Environmental Protection Agency announced that auto software overstated real-world performance.

The German carmakers has also been told to lower the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 of its vehicles in the USA.

On Friday Volkswagen agreed to a USD$ 96.5 million court settlement to reimburse affected customers.

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