Proposed TDI Settlement

Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Issue Update

Key Messages

1. On June 28, Volkswagen reached proposed settlements regarding 2.0L TDI vehicles in the United States, including a proposed class settlement with U.S. consumers. The proposed settlements are subject to the approval of a U.S. federal court.

2. The filing concerns the consolidated court proceedings in the U.S. market. In Canada, parties to proposed class proceedings are in discussions concerning potential settlements and remedies for affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally. The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

3. Repairs for affected vehicles are subject to approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Upon approval, repairs would be offered to Canadian customers in Canada in full co-operation with Environment Canada.

4. Canadian customers do not need to take any action at this time. Next steps will be provided as soon as they are available.

5. Canadians who want to learn more about the proposed U.S. settlement can visit VWCourtSettlement.com.

Questions & Answers

What was filed in U.S Court on June 28?

The filings concern the consolidated U.S. court proceedings regarding the 2.0L TDI emissions issue in the U.S. market. The proposed settlements are subject to the approval of a U.S. federal court.

For more details on the proposed U.S. settlement, you can visit VWCourtSettlement.com.

In Canada, parties to proposed class proceedings are in discussions concerning a potential settlement and remedies for owners of affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally. The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

Will the proposed remedies outlined in the U.S. settlements be the same as those offered to Canadian owners?

This is a matter for discussion in ongoing class settlement negotiations relating to affected TDI vehicles in Canada. Parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016. The proposed U.S. settlement terms are specific to the U.S. proceedings, but they are expected to be a consideration in the Canadian class settlement negotiations.

Under the Canadian system, once the parties to a class action proceeding reach a settlement, affected consumers would be informed and the Court would then schedule a hearing to approve the settlement.

Repairs for affected vehicles are subject to approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Upon approval, repairs would be offered to Canadian customers in full co-operation with Environment Canada.

What’s the class action process in Canada?

In Canada, parties to proposed consumer class proceedings are currently in discussions concerning a potential settlement and remedies for affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally. The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

Under the Canadian system, once the parties to a class action proceeding reach a settlement, affected owners would be informed and the Court would then schedule a settlement approval hearing.

Why is it taking longer to come to a resolution in Canada?

Our hope is to provide remedies to Canadians on pace with those for U.S. customers. It is important to remember that class action proceedings here in Canada follow their own process within the Canadian legal system and therefore the process differs from that in the United States. The motion filed on June 28 concerns the consolidated court proceedings in the United States.

In Canada, the parties to proposed class proceedings are currently in discussions concerning a potential settlement and remedies for affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally. The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

When will the proposed consumer remedies be approved in the U.S.? When will consumer remedies be approved in Canada?

A preliminary approval hearing is scheduled for July 26, 2016 in a U.S. federal court. Additional timelines beyond this are not confirmed at this time.

Our hope is to provide remedies to Canadians on pace with those for U.S. customers. Parties to proposed Canadian consumer proceedings aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

I’m part of a class action proceeding against Volkswagen in Canada. What does today’s U.S. filing mean for my case?

The motion filed on June 28 concerns the consolidated U.S. court proceedings regarding the 2.0L TDI emissions issue in the U.S. market.

In Canada, parties to proposed class proceedings are in discussions concerning a potential settlement and remedies for affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally. The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016. Our hope is to provide remedies to Canadians on pace with those for U.S. customers.

For information on the status of class action proceedings in Canada, please visit volkswagenclassaction.com (all provinces except Quebec) or recourscollectifs.info (Quebec residents only).

For further information about how Volkswagen and Audi have been responding to these allegations in Canada, please consult www.vwemissionsinfo.ca or www.audiemissionsinformation.ca.

Is a fix available for my car?

Not just yet. Repairs for affected vehicles are subject to approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Upon approval, repairs would be offered to Canadian customers in full co-operation with Environment Canada.

When will a fix be available for my car?

We continue to work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop approved technical repairs as quickly as possible. Upon approval, repairs would be offered to Canadian customers in full co-operation with Environment Canada.

Will Volkswagen offer to buy my car back? If so, when?

Our hope is to provide remedies to Canadians on pace with those for U.S. customers. Parties to proposed consumer class proceedings in Canada are still in discussions around a potential settlement and remedies for owners of affected 2.0L TDI vehicles nationally.

The parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016.

Will Volkswagen Canada offer to buy my car back?

This is a matter for discussion in ongoing class settlement negotiations relating to affected TDI vehicles in Canada. Parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016. The proposed U.S. settlement terms are specific to the U.S. proceedings, but they are expected to be a consideration in the Canadian class settlement negotiations.

How will Volkswagen Canada compensate customers?

This is a matter for discussion in ongoing class settlement negotiations relating to affected TDI vehicles in Canada. Parties aim to provide a progress update to Canadian Courts on or before July 29, 2016. The proposed U.S. settlement terms are specific to the U.S. proceedings, but they are expected to be a consideration in the Canadian class settlement negotiations.

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