Dieselgate

    • Daimler faces up to €1bn diesel fine

      Daimler faces up to €1bn diesel fine

      Prosecutors in Stuttgart, Germany are set to fine Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler between €800m and €1bn for diesel-related violations, German magazine Der Spiegel said in its online edition on Friday. According to the media, German motor vehicle authority KBA had discovered cheating software fitted to Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class vehicles and already ordered the carmaker to recall 280,000 vehicles.

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    • VW investors seek €10bn damages over Dieselgate

      VW investors seek €10bn damages over Dieselgate

      Volkswagen’s bill for cheating on diesel emissions could potentially top €30bn as a legal battle with thousands of investors heats up in the German car manufacturer's own backyard as a court in the town of Braunsweig, just 20 miles from VW's Wolfsburg headquarters, has started today the first court case against the carmaker over the diesel scandal. 

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    • Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit false emissions tests

      Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit false emissions tests

      Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp and Yamaha Motor Co conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their vehicles, Japan's transport ministry said today. The latest report just adds to the growing list of data falsifications in Japan, that has completely tarnished the image of the nation's manufacturing industry, known for high-quality, efficient production.

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