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Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen, arrives for questioning at an investigation committee of the German federal parliament in Berlin, Germany, in January 2017. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Former Volkswagen CEO Indicted Over Emissions Testing Scandal

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Volkswagen has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts as part of the settlement announced Wednesday by the Justice Department. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Volkswagen logos are visible at a dealership in Los Angeles on June 28. Volkswagen has agreed to pay out $14.7 billion in a settlement with U.S. authorities and car owners over its emissions-test-cheating diesel-powered cars. The settlement was approved on Tuesday. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that additional diesel Volkswagens were equipped with "defeat devices," making them run more cleanly during testing. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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