Volkswagen sets aside $7.3 billion over emissions scandal

The VW Logo is photographed at a car at the Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BERLIN (AP) – Volkswagen says some 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with software at the center of the U.S. emissions scandal.

It says Tuesday that it is setting aside around 6.5 billion euros ($7.3 billion) to deal with service costs and other expenses and hoped “to win back the trust of our customers.”

Volkswagen said in a statement that it is “working intensely to eliminate these deviations through technical measures.”

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