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Old 08-10-2017, 05:05 AM
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Default Flipping Its Script, Volkswagen Plans Bonuses To Get Older Diesels Off Road

Volkswagen is doubling down on an incentive plan to get older diesel models off the road in Europe. Though the automaker has been reluctantly yielding ground to the idea of incentives, last week's German diesel car summit brought agreement from the three major diesel manufacturers in Germany to offer incentives to remove diesel vehicles that meet only Euro 1 to 4 air standards off the road.

Volkswagen’s action follows a summit last week involving Germany’s major diesel manufacturers and government officials to stave off a crackdown on diesel technology as it continues to evolve. The rebates aim at vehicles at that meet the outdated Euro 1 to 4 emissions standards. The Euro 6 standard replaces the older guidelines. The summit was the result of Volkswagen’s Dieselgate emissions scandal.

The Volkswagen Group’s rebate offer extends through each of its subsidiaries. For example:

Flipping Its Script, Volkswagen Plans Bonuses To Get Older Diesels Off Road
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