English | دری

Volkswagen Fined €1bn Over Diesel Emission Scandal by German Authorities

in Afghan Business

Volkswagen Fined €1bn Over Diesel Emission Scandal by German Authorities

The German authorities have fined Volkswagen €1bn after it was discovered that the company had sold more than 10 million cars between mid-2007 and 2015 with emissions-test-cheating software.

The company has admitted to the diesel crisis and has no plan to appeal against the fine.

“Volkswagen takes responsibility for the diesel crisis…Further steps are necessary to restore trust in the company and the auto industry,” said VW chief executive Herbert Diess.

The fine is one of the highest ever imposed by German authorities against a company.

In March 2017, VW was pleaded guilty to three charges as part of a $4.3bn agreement with the US regulators over the diesel emissions scandal.

VW admitted that vehicles were fitted with “defeat devices” designed to circumvent emission tests.


Tags assigned to this article:
defeat devicesdiesel emission testVolkswagen

Related Articles

Taxi fares higher on Eid Days in Kabul

Kabul residents have complained about higher taxi fares on Eid days. Majority of the residents cannot afford commuting by taxi

Afghanistan to be divided into 8 economic zones

President Ashraf Ghani said his administration plans to roll out robust economic programs for the economic growth and development of

US proposes additional one billion in 2016 aid for Afghanistan

Barack Obama administration has proposed an additional one billion USD in aid for Afghanistan in the year 2016. The hike

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.