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CLASS NOTICEA federal court authorized this notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEYIf you now or used to own or lease certain Audi vehicles equipped with a factory installed timing chain or timingchain tensioner, you may be entitled to benefits afforded by a class action settlement. This notice is being mailed toyou because you have been identified as owning or leasing a Settlement Class Vehicle. This class action claimed that some timing chains or timing chain tensioners in certain Volkswagenvehicles can fail. The class action, pending in the United States District Court for the District ofNew Jersey, is entitled In Re Volkswagen Timing Chain Product Liability Litigation, Civil ActionNo. 16-2765(JLL)(JAD) (the “Action” or “Lawsuit”). The parties have agreed to settle the Action. This Notice explains the Lawsuit, the Settlement, yourlegal rights, available benefits, who is eligible for them, and how to get them. As a Settlement ClassMember, you have various options that you may exercise before the Court decides whether to approvethe Settlement. Additional information is available online at www.TimingChainLitigation.com. Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act. Read this Notice carefully. The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments willbe made only if the Court approves the Settlement and after appeals, if any, are resolved.Questions? Call 1-855-206-9873 or visit www.TimingChainLitigation.comV3031 v.07 08.17.20181

BASIC INFORMATION1.Why you received this notice.According to Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.’s (“VWGoA”) records, you are a current or past owner or lesseeof an Audi vehicle with a 2.0L EA888 engine (“Settlement Class Member”) from the following model/model year: certain 2008–2012 model year A3certain 2009–2012 model year A4 Avantcertain 2009–2013 model year A4 Sedancertain 2010–2013 model year A5 Cabrioletcertain 2010–2013 model year A5 Coupecertain 2012 model year A6certain 2011–2012 model year Q5certain 2009–2012 model year TT Coupecertain 2009–2012 model year TT Roadster(hereinafter, collectively, “Settlement Class Vehicles”). A class action lawsuit was filed claiming that there wasa defect that caused some timing chains and/or timing chain tensioners in the Settlement Class Vehicles to fail,sometimes requiring repair or replacement. Defendants have denied the claims and maintain the timing chains andtiming chain tensioners function in a proper manner.The Lawsuit has been resolved through a Settlement under which the following benefits will be provided:I.Warranty ExtensionVWGoA’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty will be extended to cover repair or replacement of failed timingchains and/or timing chain tensioners of Settlement Class Vehicles during a period of ten (10) years orone hundred thousand (100,000) miles from the date the vehicle was first placed into service, whichevercomes first. The warranty extension will be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable NewVehicle Limited Warranty and will include the timing chain tensioner, timing chain, and any parts andlabor necessary to effectuate a repair. This warranty extension will apply to all Settlement Class Vehiclesirrespective of whether the vehicle has been repaired on or before the Effective Date of the Settlement. Thewarranty, as extended, is fully transferable to subsequent owners. Repair or replacement under this extendedwarranty must be performed by an authorized Volkswagen dealer.II. Reimbursement of Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Repair or Replacement of Timing Chain and/or Timing ChainTensionerSettlement Class Members may be entitled to reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses incurred for repairor replacement of failed timing chains and/or timing chain tensioners of Settlement Class Vehicles during theperiod of ten (10) years or one hundred thousand (100,000) miles from the date the vehicle was first placedinto service, whichever occurs first, as follows:A. Timing Chain Tensioner Repair/Replacement If the timing chain tensioner was repaired or replaced at an authorized Audi dealer, the SettlementClass Member will receive a one-hundred-percent (100%) refund of the paid dealer invoice amountfor the covered part(s) and labor.If the timing chain tensioner was repaired or replaced at an independent service center and not anauthorized Audi dealer, the Settlement Class Member will receive a refund of the paid invoice for thecovered parts and labor, but no more than 1,100.00.B. Timing Chain Repair/Replacement If the timing chain was repaired or replaced at an authorized Audi dealer, the Settlement ClassMember will receive a one-hundred-percent (100%) refund of the paid dealer invoice amount for thecovered part(s) and labor.If the timing chain was repaired or replaced at an independent service center and not an authorizedAudi dealer, the Settlement Class Member will receive a refund of the paid invoice amount for thecovered parts and labor, but no more than 1,500.00.When the timing chain is replaced, the warranty coverage includes oil change, oil filter, and cleaningof oil pan, which includes reimbursement to Settlement Class Members for payments previouslymade for these items in connection with a timing chain repair or replacement.Questions? Call 1-855-206-9873 or visit www.TimingChainLitigation.comV3032 v.07 08.17.20182

The above relief is subject to certain limitations and proof requirements which are set forth in SectionIV below and in the Settlement Agreement, which can be found at www.TimingChainLitigation.com.C. Simultaneous Timing Chain and Timing Chain Tensioner Repair/Replacement If the timing chain and timing chain tensioner were both simultaneously repaired or replaced at anauthorized Audi dealer, the Settlement Class Member will receive a one-hundred-percent (100%)refund of the dealer invoice amount for the covered part(s) and labor.If the timing chain and timing chain tensioner were both simultaneously repaired or replaced at anindependent service center, the Settlement Class Member will receive a refund of the invoice for thecovered parts and labor, but no more than 2,000.00.The above relief is subject to certain limitations and proof requirements which are set forth in SectionIV below and in the Settlement Agreement, which can be found at www.TimingChainLitigation.com.III. Reimbursement of Out-of-Pocket Expenses to Repair or Replace a Damaged or Failed Engine Due to Failureof the Timing Chain Tensioner and/or Timing ChainIn addition to the reimbursements and warranty extension set forth above, Settlement Class Members may beentitled to reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred to repair or replace a failed or damaged enginedue to the failure of the timing chain tensioner and/or timing chain within ten (10) years or one hundredthousand (100,000) miles from the date the Settlement Class Vehicle was placed into service, whicheveroccurs first, as follows: If the engine was repaired or replaced at an authorized Audi dealer, a refund of the paid dealer invoiceamount subject to the time/mileage parameters in Table 1, below.If the engine was repaired or replaced at an independent service center and not an authorized Audidealer, the maximum reimbursement amount is 6,500.00, subject to the time/mileage parameters inTable 1, below.TABLE 1: REIMBURSEMENT FOR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES FOR DAMAGED OR FAILED ENGINEDUE TO TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER/TIMING CHAIN FAILURETime fromin-service date5 years or less5–7 years7–10 yearsLess than60,000 miles100%70%60%60,001 to 75,000miles70%60%50%75,001 to 85,000miles60%50%40%85,001 to 100,000miles45%35%25%IV. Limitations and Required ProofA. Limitations Any reimbursement will be reduced by goodwill or other concession paid by an authorized Audidealer or any other entity (including insurers and providers of extended warranties).VWGoA will not be responsible for, and will not warrant, repair or replacement work performed atan independent service center. If the Audi replacement covered part(s), purchased by the SettlementClass Member or the independent service center from an authorized Audi dealer, fails within one (1)year or 12,000 miles (whichever occurs first) of installation, VWGoA will provide a free replacementof the covered part(s) only.Any replacement engine will be subject to the replacement part warranty terms and conditionsaccompanying that replacement engine. This Settlement does not modify the terms, conditions,restrictions, or limitations of that warranty.B. Required ProofIn order to obtain the benefits provided for in this section, the Settlement Class Member shall providedocumentation sufficient for the Claims Administrator to process the claim, such as: Repair invoice containing the Settlement Class Member’s name, make, model year, vehicleidentification number (VIN) of the Settlement Class Vehicle, name and address of the authorizedAudi dealer or servicing center that performed the repair, date of repair, description of repair, mileageat repair, part(s) replaced, that the repair or replacement was due to the failure of the timing chaintensioner and/or timing chain, the cost (parts and labor) of repair/replacement, and proof of paymentof same or such other proof sufficient to establish the repair.Questions? Call 1-855-206-9873 or visit www.TimingChainLitigation.comV3033 v.07 08.17.20183

2.Documents evidencing Settlement Class Member’s good faith adherence to the relevant aspects ofthe vehicle maintenance schedule during the time he/she owned the Settlement Class Vehicle, inparticular, scheduled oil changes, up to the date/mileage of repair/replacement. However, in the eventmaintenance records cannot be obtained despite a good faith effort to obtain them, the SettlementClass Member may submit a sworn declaration detailing why the records are not available, andattesting to adherence to the vehicle maintenance schedule and, in particular, scheduled oil changes,up to the date/mileage of replacement/repair, within the variance set forth above.Why is this a class action settlement?In a class action lawsuit, one or more persons, called Class Representatives, sue on behalf of other people who havesimilar claims. All of these people are Class Members. The Class Representatives and all Settlement Class Membersare called the Plaintiffs and the companies they sued are called the Defendants. One court resolves the issues forall Settlement Class Members, except for those who exclude themselves from the Class. U.S. District Judge Jose L.Linares is in charge of this class action.The Court has not decided in favor of Plaintiffs or Defendants. Instead, both sides agreed to a Settlement with nodecision or admission of who is right or wrong. That way, all parties avoid the risks and cost of a trial, and the peopleaffected (the Settlement Class Members) will get compensation quickly. The Class Representatives and the attorneysthink the Settlement is best for the Settlement Class.WHO IS PART OF THE SETTLEMENT?3.Am I in this Settlement Class?Judge Linares conditionally approved the following definition of a Settlement Class Member: All present or formerpurchasers and/or lessees of an Audi Settlement Class Vehicle enumerated below, originally equipped with factoryinstalled timing chain or timing chain tensioner, who reside in the United States of America and Puerto Rico: certain 2008–2012 model year A3certain 2009–2012 model year A4 Avantcertain 2009–2013 model year A4 Sedancertain 2010–2013 model year A5 Cabrioletcertain 2010–2013 model year A5 Coupecertain 2012 model year A6certain 2011–2012 model year Q5certain 2009–2012 model year TT Coupecertain 2009–2012 model year TT RoadsterExcluded from the Settlement Class are (a) anyone claiming personal injury, property damage, and/or subrogation;(b) all Judges who have presided over the Action, and their spouses; (c) all current employees, officers, directors,agents, and representatives of Volkswagen Group Companies, and their family members; (d) any affiliate, parent, orsubsidiary of Defendants and any entity in which Defendants have a controlling interest; (e) anyone who purchased aSettlement Class Vehicle for the purpose of commercial resale; (f) anyone who purchased a Settlement Class Vehiclewith salvaged title and/or any insurance company who acquired a Settlement Class Vehicle as a result of a total loss;(g) any insurer of a Settlement Class Vehicle; (h) any owners or lessees of Settlement Class Vehicles that were notmanufactured for export specifically into the United States of America or Puerto Rico and were not imported ordistributed by VWGoA; and (i) any Settlement Class Member that files a timely and proper request for exclusionfrom the Settlement Class.4.I’m still not sure if I am included.If you are still not sure whether you are included, you can get more information. You can call 1-855-206-9873 or visitwww.TimingChainLitigation.com for more information.Questions? Call 1-855-206-9873 or visit www.TimingChainLitigation.comV3034 v.07 08.17.20184

SETTLEMENT BENEFITS – WHAT YOU GET5.What does the Settlement provide?The benefits afforded by the Settlement are described in Question 1. More details are provided in the next threesections.6.How does the extended warranty work?Beginning on August 28, 2018, VWGoA’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty will be extended for all Settlement ClassVehicles to cover repair or replacement of a failed timing chain and/or timing chain tensioner by an authorized Audidealer if, at the time you bring your vehicle to the dealer for repair, it is within ten (10) years or one hundred thousand(100,000) miles (whichever occurs first) from the date the Settlement Class Vehicle was first placed into service. Therights and procedures generally available under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty will apply to repairs during thisextended warranty period. The extended warrant