It turns out finding somewhere to put 100,000 cars is harder than it seems.
The judge on the case has weighed in.
With a 1.9-liter Volkswagen drivetrain, this little city car can put up some impressive quarter-mile times.
Audi SUVs equipped with the 3.0-liter TDI V6 can't be fixed to meet emissions regulations, so the automaker will have to buy them back.
But that means Volkswagen will have to buy back every emissions-cheating diesel car it sold in the U.S.
All 7.65 million it hasn't fixed yet.
James Robert Liang, 62, will face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for his involvement in the diesel emissions cover-up.
The CEO of Volkswagen Group of America confirms the push for TDI cars is over.
VW still doesn't have a fix for emissions-cheating TDIs made from 2009 to 2014.
Apparently there's no way to make Volkswagen's emissions-cheating diesel engines 100-percent compliant.
Volkswagen will spend $10 billion on affected car buybacks, $4.7 billion to "mitigate pollution" in the TDI emissions settlement.
VW has maintained the cheating was the work of a small group of engineers. A new lawsuit threatens to blow that up completely.
If you bought your TDI-powered Volkswagen for environmental reasons, suddenly a buyback is even more appealing.
The German government says Volkswagen enjoyed an unfair market advantage by selling TDI cars that cheated on emissions.
The California fine is in addition to the $14.7 billion settlement between the automaker and the U.S. government.
VW will have to fix its diesel vehicles to meet European emissions regulations, but the automaker won't pay a fine for cheating.