VW to pay another billion-euro Dieselgate fine – German tech ensures World Cup runs smoothly
In what is viewed as a major win for German consumers in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal rocking the nation’s mighty auto industry, the German parliament has passed legislation enabling class-action lawsuits.
If you live in Germany, you might occasionally get the impression that the car industry in the country is embattled and under siege. Yet more German cars sell around the world than from any other country. Why?
German politicians and business leaders are increasingly worried about the long-term impact of the domestic carmakers' emissions-cheating scam. Dieselgate doesn't look like it's going to die down anytime soon.
Hosts Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia in the opening match of World Cup 2018. Denis Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin both scored early contenders for goal of the tournament in an emphatic 5-0 win.
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