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

Seoul in South Korea

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 […]

South Korea prohibits sales of selected Nissan, BMW and Porsche models

Nissan Qashqai

South Korea has prohibited the sale of 10 models of Nissan, BMW and Porsche automobiles after the automakers were discovered to have fabricated certification files, in the most recent fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal. The federal government revealed in August that it would prohibit all 10 models after performing an investigation into whether foreign […]