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A U.S. federal district court has approved the settlement agreement between Volkswagen AG and the government regarding the vehicles that were involved in the emissions-cheating scandal. (Photo: AP/Michael Probst)

(Bloomberg) — Volkswagen AG reached an agreement with U.S. car owners and regulators to fix or buy back about 80,000 Audi, VW and Porsche vehicles with emissions-cheating 3.0-liter diesel engines.

The accord covering the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg, some 2015 Porsche models and some 2016 Audi models resolves another significant piece of Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal. The company admitted last year that about 11 million diesel cars worldwide were outfitted with a so-called defeat device to game U.S. environmental tests.

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