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VW wants to put the Dieselgate scandal behind it with a $15 billion settlement that will compensate owners, provide vehicle buybacks, and promote environmental initiatives.
Uber has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to settle lawsuits related to its background checks and its policy of labeling drivers as independent contractors.
Takata and Honda have settled numerous lawsuits over Takata's potentially deadly airbags, which can fire shrapnel into the car's cabin upon deployment.
General Motors faulty ignition switches are linked to hundreds of injuries and deaths. The automaker has paid over $1 billion to settle ignition switch lawsuits. Some cases are still ongoing in federal court.