Ninety percent of VW cars sold in Korea are equipped with diesel engines. The country is taking matters into its own hands and testing them for excessive emissions.
Germany is among the group of EU nations doing worst when it comes to informing about industry-related harmful emissions, a fresh study has shown. Only few member states passed the test with flying colors.
It hasn’t been the best week for BMW. On Thursday, South Korea said it was fining the company for flouting emission rules and on Friday, a Swiss court confirmed a fine of $158 million for breaking competition laws.
US regulators have approved a fix for emissions systems in 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter vehicles. The decision means the German carmaker won't have to buy the vehicles back, potentially saving more than $1 billion.
Drivers of older, more polluting diesel and petrol vehicles have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London, after the city administration has introduced a so-called "T-charge" to improve air quality.
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