France loses diesel pollution fight in EU court

By |oktober 25th, 2019|diesel, dieselgate, News, nitrogen dioxide, NO2|

The EU's top court ruled on Thursday (24 October) that France has persistently exceeded the threshold limit for nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a polluting gas from diesel motors that causes major health problems.

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Thousands of car protesters block Frankfurt Motor Show with bikes

By |september 16th, 2019|climate urgency, dieselgate, Frankfurt, Frankfurt Auto Show, Fridays for Future, Germany, Greta Thunberg, News, transport|

Thousands of protesters took advantage of this year's international motor show in Frankfurt to call for a "transport revolution" - by parking their bikes. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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Green NGO did not misuse funds, top German court rules

By |julij 5th, 2019|Car emissions, car industry, charitable status, clean air, Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), dieselgate, Federal court of justice, Germany, News|

Deutsche Umwelthilfe, an environmental association, was cleared yesterday (4 July) from accusations that it misused funds raised through the numerous legal cases it won before German courts. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German lawyers advise against Dieselgate class action suit

By |junij 7th, 2019|class action, diesel, dieselgate, News, Volkswagen, VW|

Two of Germany's largest consumer protection groups have launched a class action lawsuit against the VW Group over Dieselgate. With proceedings set to start in September, some lawyers have warned plaintiffs of the risks they run by pursuing the case. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Top German carmakers charged with blocking clean emissions technology

By |april 5th, 2019|BMW, Car emissions, competition, dieselgate, European Commission, News, Pollution|

BMW and Volkswagen face possible hefty fines after EU antitrust regulators on Friday (5 April) charged the German carmakers and whistleblower Daimler with colluding to block the rollout of clean emissions technology.

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Europol helps unearth Dieselgate leftovers in Spain

By |marec 28th, 2019|dieselgate, Kathleen Van Brempt, News, Spain|

A Spanish haulier has been caught using emission cheating devices by law enforcement agencies, just as the European Parliament declared that Europe has not recovered from its Dieselgate hangover.

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Merkel promises new legislation to ward off diesel driving bans

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|Angela Merkel, car industry, CDU, diesel, diesel cars, dieselgate, Germany, News, NOx|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigning for her Christian Democrats (CDU) to retain control of the crucial state of Hesse in next Sunday’s election, promised legislation to ward off the threat of air pollution leading to driving bans.

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New emissions tests push BMW into profit warning

By |september 26th, 2018|Car emissions, car industry, dieselgate, News, WLTP|

German high-end carmaker BMW said Tuesday (25 September) that new stricter emissions tests for cars as well as refits to older vehicles and global trade tensions would leave revenues and profits short of its full-year forecast.

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‘Circle of five’ carmakers under EU cartel investigation

By |september 18th, 2018|anti-trust, dieselgate, Margrethe Vestager, News|

On the third anniversary of Dieselgate, the European Commission announced on Tuesday (18 September) that its anti-competition team is looking into BMW, Daimler and the VW group for allegedly limiting the roll-out of technology meant to clean up car emi...

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Germany blocks ‘Dieselgate’ investigation in France

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|cars, CO2 emissions, dieselgate, France, Germany, justice, News, Volkswagen|

Three French investigative judges have complained about the lack of collaboration from the German judiciary in the ‘Dieselgate’ file. Germany meanwhile alleged possible disruptions of its own investigation. An article from our partner Ouest-France.

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