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India VW is subject to a “Dieselgate” dispute before the US Court of Appeals

06:00  02 june  2020
06:00  02 june  2020 Source:   dw.com

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Volkswagen US CEO Michael Horn testifies before US Congress. The Volkswagen emissions scandal, also known as Dieselgate [23] or Emissionsgate,[24] began in September 2015, when the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air

switch to the US edition. VW was found to have installed software that artificially lowered emissions of nitrogen oxides when the vehicles were The dieselgate scandal rocked Volkswagen , with billions of euros wiped from its market value and fraud charges for its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn.

Volkswagen must fear further sensitive fines in the USA in the “Dieselgate” affair. An appeals court ruled that, despite settlements that had already been settled, additional penalties from two districts of the states of Florida and Utah were permitted.

VW muss in der «Dieselgate»-Affäre empfindliche Bußgelder fürchten. © Photo: Swen Pförtner / dpa VW has to fear sensitive fines in the «Dieselgate» affair.

Although VW has already been held accountable for violations of the nationwide US Clean Air Act due to manipulated exhaust technology, regional authorities may continue to impose sanctions. That could open the door to renewed high fines.

The judges stated that they were aware that their decision could lead to “breathtaking strains”. VW noted in a statement that the court's line conflicted with other US jurisdiction. The company announced that it would vigorously defend itself and, if necessary, bring the case to the US Supreme Court. VW had granted exhaust gas manipulations on a large scale in September 2015. The company already paid for the scandal with legal costs of over 30 billion euros - the majority of which related to penalties and compensation in the United States.

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