Emission tests scandal likely to cost Volkswagen up to $80 billionReprints
Germany-based Volkswagen A.G.'s recent emission tests scandal is likely to cost the automaker up to $80 billion, reported Times Free Press citing The Associated Press.
Warburg Research GmbH analyst Marc-Rene Tonn said that fines, lawsuits and recalls related to the scandal are likely to cost Volkswagen more than €35 million ($39 million). The automaker may also face fines in the United States and other countries. Recalling and fixing up to 11 million cars globally could cost the automaker €2 billion, Mr. Tonn said.