Ford was accused of manipulating information about diesel engines

Ford обвинили в манипулировании информацией о дизелях

The automaker denies the accusations.

In the United States has sued American carmaker Ford, accusing him of manipulating diesel engines. In the statement of claim the law firm Hagens Berman Sobol introduced on Wednesday, January 10, alleges that Ford used the same fraudulent methods as the German carmaker Volkswagen to successfully pass tests on the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases of engines.

The document States that the relevant technology has been used in models of SUVs F-250 and F-350. In real conditions, the motors of these vehicles emit twice the nitrogen oxides than allowed. In the statement of claim as a defendant is named and the German parts supplier Bosch.

Office of Hagens Berman Sobol actively participated in the claims against VW, the according multi-billion amount of compensation, said the Agency Reuters.

Ford has rejected the charges against him, stressing that all the manufactured cars meet the standards set by the protection Agency United States environmental protection Agency (EPA).

For its part, Bosch stated that he is very seriously the allegations of manipulation of the software of diesel engines, however, refused to speak about details of investigations and lawsuits.

Recall that German prosecutors are investigating charges against BMW AG, according to which the carmaker has installed on their diesel cars the device, lowered the emissions tests.

Source: Russian service of DW