BMW is not interested in settling EU cartel investigations

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German automaker BMW has no interest in settling an investigations by the European Union antitrust officials against the company and other German automakers, German magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported on Friday, mentioning company sources. In April, EU cartel regulators had charged BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen for colluding to block the rollout of cleaner emissions technology from 2006 […]

BMW investigated by German police for suspected use of a software

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BMW’s headquarters were raided on Tuesday by German prosecutors searching for the suspected use of illegal emissions control software that is able of manipulating exhaust levels. About 100 police and law enforcement officials investigated the automaker’s Munich headquarters and a site in Austria, prosecutors stated, adding they had started an investigation last month against unknown […]

German prosecutors conduct inquiry into BMW diesel emission allegations

BMW M550i at Detroit Auto Show

Munich prosecutors have opened an initial inquiry into accusations made this week by Germany’s main environmental lobby group that a BMW diesel model is adjusted with engine software efficient in cheating on emissions tests. BMW’s 3-Series 320d vehicle, designed to abide by the latest Euro 6 emission standards, was discovered to have breached permitted nitrogen […]

South Korea to fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche for breaching emission rules

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South Korea prepares to impose a combined penalty of 70.3 billion won ($63.1 million) on units of BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche mentioning violation of emission rules, the environment ministry stated on Thursday. Seoul Main Customs, part of the nation’s customs firm, have also asked prosecutors to probe the three units for violation of customs […]