Daimler's subsidiary, Mercedes-Benz, in the night from Thursday to Friday, with the Us authorities, an agreement in principle concerning the settlement of various legal proceedings and claims as a result of the dieselschandaal.
The issue here is about 250,000 passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Europe expects at least 2 billion euros to get rid of it.
The group, which was dieselschandaal among others, the Us environmental agency (EPA) and the department of Justice and the public prosecutor's office of the California. For the diesel vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, would have sjoemelsoftware that the emissions from the car during an emissions test are artificially low, held.
in Europe, has approximately 1,27 billion euro has been earmarked for a settlement with the authorities, and a further 592 million euros for the settlement of legal proceedings and attorneys ' fees. In addition, it is expected to be the German group of companies, millions of need to claim.
The total cost will be over the next three years, continue to operate in the financial statements of the company, reports Daimler.