The Volkswagen Group has agreed to pay $4.6 billion in the latest round of U.S. antitrust lawsuits, bringing the total amount it has already agreed to in settlements with federal regulators to $11.7 billion.
That includes more than $1.6 trillion in settlement payments over the past decade.
It also includes $2.2 billion in a $1 billion class action settlement with a group of U-Haul drivers in the United Kingdom.VW, which was fined $5.7 million last month for rigging emissions tests, said it was prepared to continue working with regulators to address the emissions scandal.
The automaker’s chief executive told shareholders that the company would continue to focus on making products that meet the highest quality standards.
It’s not the first time VW has settled with regulators.
In 2016, the automaker paid $5 billion in an antitrust suit over the emissions cheating scandal.
The VW scandal has been a boon for Trump.
He has called the scandal a disgrace and said that VW had to pay billions of dollars to the U.K. to prevent the company from making diesel vehicles in Europe.
The U.N. and U.
Haul have also filed lawsuits in the U!
H.A.A., the U-N., the European Union and the U-.
H.M. for damages, and to force VW to change the way it operates.