The EU has launched legal action against Germany and six other member states for failing to police cheating by carmakers in emissions tests. We discuss the issues with market researcher Andreas Bremer.
German car dealers active in the used vehicle market are reeling from the aftermath of the diesel emissions-cheating scandal, a new study has shown. Profit margins are going down fast as diesels are hard to sell.
Investigators have raided offices and homes of former and current managers at German carmaker Porsche. Prosecutors said the searches were carried out on suspicion of diesel emissions fraud.
German police have taken Porsche manager Jörg Kerner into custody, amid concerns that he could flee the country. The emissions scandal has spread from Volkswagen's core VW division to many other brands.
Volkswagen has trumpeted a bright start to 2018 and outlined massive spending plans for electric vehicle and autonomous-driving ventures in China, ahead of the Beijing auto show, which is scheduled to open on Wednesday.
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