Volkswagen in turmoil after emissions scandal

Last Modified: Wed Sep 23 2015 23:03:45 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 11 million
    vehicles worldwide are involved in the scandal that has erupted over its rigging of US car emissions tests.
  • $7.3 billion
    set aside to cover the cost of recalls
  • $18 billion
    potential fines in the U.S. alone
  • 32.52%
    two day drop in VW shares since Monday, resulting in wiping $28.5 billion off the company's value.
  • 500,000
    vehicles were programmed to emit lower levels of harmful emissions in official tests than on the roads.
  • $5 billion
    loss to Qatar as it holds 17% stake in VW.