Diesel scandal: Audi was fined 800 million euros

Дизельный скандал: Audi оштрафовали на 800 млн евро

The automaker acknowledged its responsibility and agreed to pay a fine by not filing an appeal.

Audi is a subsidiary of Volkswagen, will pay a fine of 800 million euros for the manipulation of the level of exhaust gases. This was reported on the website of the Audi on Tuesday, October 16.

It is noted that the decision on the penalty taken as a result of the investigation on the case on administrative violation, which led the Prosecutor’s office of Munich.

In his statement, Audi said that it recognizes its responsibility and agreed to pay a fine by not filing an appeal.

The day before passed searches in offices of the German automaker Opel in rüsselsheim and Kaiserslautern. This group also is suspected in the manipulation of the level of exhaust gases.

Earlier in June, in the case of diesel scandal was arrested the head of Audi, Rupert Stadler. He is involved as a defendant.

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