Volkswagen vehicle Models dating as far back as 2009 could now be eligible for a buy-back as part of a final court settlement reached by the German Automobile manufacturer on court reached settlement of the equivalent of £12 billion in U.S Dollars.

The deal settlement reached would see just under 500,000 vehicles benefit from a Government backed fix or a buy back, and with cash of up to £8.4 billion equivalent of the U.S Dollars set aside for consumers who wish to buy back instead.