By many critical measures, the Justice Department's announcement on Tuesday that Volkswagen had agreed to pay $14.7 billion to resolve claims related to its diesel-emissions scandal was startling. For one thing, it is the largest class-action settlement ever, billions more than the one Enron agreed to in 2008.
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