EU countries began Friday to discuss a compromise on new emission standards for passenger cars. But Germany's luxury automakers are worried - and Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked for a delay.
A new proposal has been leaked to German media: The taxpayer is to shoulder the burden for retrofitting diesel cars equipped with manipulated emission chips. Will consumers end up covering the costs of the scandal?
Facing EU penalties over poor air quality, Germany has said it wants to test free public transport in five cities. Bonn and Essen are among the cities to serve as testing ground for the new project.
No experiments on animals or humans can take place in Germany without a go from an authorized ethics committee. Dr. Thomas Kraus from Aachen University Hospital says this was the case in the most recent NO2 scandal.
French car maker PSA is reportedly seeking a refund from General Motors (GM) after discovering it was allegedly misled about Opel's emissions challenges prior to the acquisition of the German car maker.
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