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Volkswagen Storing 300,000 Diesels Around U.S.

March 30, 2018

Screenshot via Reuters.
Screenshot via Reuters.

Volkswagen has been storing the diesel-powered vehicles it bought back from customers at 37 secure storage facilities that include a suburban Detroit football stadium, former Minnesota paper mill, and desert parking lot near Victorville, Calif., Reuters is reporting.

The automaker spent more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 vehicles through the middle of February.

The stored vehicles are being "routinely maintained in a manner to ensure their long-term operability and quality, so that they may be returned to commerce or exported once U.S. regulators approve appropriate emissions modifications," a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

Of the vehicles it bought back, Volkswagen has resold 13,000 and destroyed about 28,000 vehicles. The company will continue the buy-backs through June of 2019.

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  1. 1. Jason [ April 08, 2018 @ 06:10PM ]

    Vw should try to sell theses vehicles at a deep discounts to help people who need a affordable car to get them to work .destroying vehicles sometime is not answer


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