Did the German government cosy up to car companies? The transport minister claims his department didn't play down reports about emissions-cheating after pressure from the industry. The latest twist in Germany's so-called "Dieselgate" scandal …
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.
German diesel vehicle owners accept that diesel is on its way out. But they're enraged that politicians haven't forced emissions-cheating carmakers to retrofit existing diesel cars with proper pollution abatement kits.
The German premium carmaker has renewed a claim that it doesn't use illegal software to artificially lower the emissions in some of its diesel vehicles, as German authorities are taking a closer look into Daimler cars.
The sports carmaker has become the latest Volkswagen subsidiary to be dragged into the group's emissions cheating scandal, after the German Ministry of Transport ordered a recall of thousands of Cayenne diesel models.
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