South Korea submits complaint against Nissan, investigates two others

South Korea has submitted a complaint against Nissan Motor‘s South Korean unit declaring that the Japanese automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50 sedan, a government official stated on Tuesday. The transport ministry is also examining BMW and Porsche on a comparable matter, the official, Koh Sung-woo, informed Reuters. The Seoul […]

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

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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 […]

Nissan Alleged of Manipulating Emissions

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South Korea notes that Nissan Motor had manipulated emissions on a diesel sport utility vehicle and that it prepared to fine the automaker and take legal action against the head of its Korean operations. The government stated the Japanese automaker had utilized a so-called defeat device that assists a car’s emissions management system switch off […]