D ie corresponding documents were submitted to the competent court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, on Wednesday (February 1, 2017) and still require the approval of the competent judge Charles R. Breyer.
No acknowledgment of guilt by Bosch
The agreement would settle the demands of consumers and used car dealers against Bosch, which is the diesel vehicles of the Volkswagen and Audi brands with 2.0-liter engines from the model years 2009 to 2015 and diesel vehicles of the Volkswagen, Audi brands and Porsche with 3.0-liter engines from model years 2009 to 2016. Bosch will pay a total of 327.5 million US dollars (around 304 million euros) to 554,000 affected owners of diesel cars. Despite the settlement agreement that has now been reached, Bosch rejects any guilt for the exhaust gas manipulation.
Bosch had supplied the VW Group with the software that was used to manipulate the exhaust gas values on various models.