Mercedes owners in France take legal action against Daimler

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Three French Mercedes automobile owners filed legal complaints concerning the parent Daimler on Friday, accusing consumer fraud with regards to diesel engine emissions, following the opening of an official investigation by prosecutors in Germany. The three, who own an A-Class, an E-Class and an S-Class, sent their complaint to the Paris prosecutor, their lawyer Frederik-Karel […]

French prosecutor begins investigation into Fiat Chrysler emissions

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A French prosecutor has started investigated into Fiat Chrysler over accusations that the automaker cheated in diesel emission tests, a judicial source stated on Tuesday. “I can verify that a judicial investigation has been opened into aggravated cheating,” the source stated. The source stated the Paris prosecutor had started the investigation on March 15, as […]

Segolene Royal: French sales prohibition not ruled out in dieselgate probe

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France will look for more details from criminal investigations into Renault and Volkswagen diesel emissions prior to choosing whether to prohibit any of their cars from sale, Environment Minister Segolene Royal stated on Thursday. Addressing to European parliamentarians in Strasbourg, the French minister likewise said an assessment of Renault engine software was underway, with initial […]

France rejects it omitted elements in Renault emissions report

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France’s Environment Ministry on Wednesday refused it had left out crucial elements concerning some Renault cars in a report on automobile contamination it commissioned after the Volkswagen emissions scandal in 2015. The Financial Times reported on August 22 that 3 members of the French commission stated the report did not consist of complete details of […]