In Germany, Volkswagen was fined a billion euros

В Германии оштрафовали Volkswagen на миллиард евро

Volkswagen has suffered huge losses because of disilicate

The investigation revealed that Volkswagen violated the rules of the monitoring during testing of about 10.7 million vehicles.

The Prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig, in Lower Saxony, was fined Volkswagen AG EUR 1 billion in connection with diesel scandal. This is stated in the press release of the company published on Wednesday, June 13.

Volkswagen agreed with the penalty, admitted his responsibility and will not appeal. The group hope that the fine “will be semestinya positive effect on the proceedings that are going on in other countries of Europe.”

Amount includes maximum possible fine of EUR 5 million and 995 million euros in the form of return of illegally obtained profits.

The investigation revealed that Volkswagen violated the rules of the monitoring during testing of the order of 10.7 million vehicles equipped with diesel engines. These cars were sold mounted illegal programs, lowered emissions of harmful substances during testing.

We will remind, diesel Volkswagen scandal broke in 2015. He has already cost the automaker billions of dollars in fines, which were imposed by the US authorities.

On the eve of the German industry and chamber of Commerce estimated the costs associated with disengaja 500 million euros.

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