SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company’s emissions cheating scandal.
The California Air Resources Board announced Friday that Volkswagen would provide owners of additional 2-liter diesel vehicles with the option of a modification to bring them into compliance with U.S. emissions standards.
Volkswagen says the fix applies to about 84,000 Passats from model years 2012 to 2014. Regulators previously approved a fix for another 67,000 2-liter Volkswagens. More than 500,000 vehicles in the U.S. were implicated in the scandal.
Volkswagen has reached settlements to repair or buyback the affected cars and to compensate their owners.
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