SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea plans to impose a combined fine of 70.3 bn won ($63.1 mn) on units of automakers BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz & Porsche citing violation of emission rules, the environment ministry said on Thursday.
FILE picture: The logo of BMW before the Inc.’s annual break news conference in Munich, southern Germany, March 21, 2017.
The Mercedes-Benz & Porsche units are going to be fined about seven.eight bn won & one.seven bn won respectively for not obtaining consent for changes in emission-control components before cars were purveyed.
REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiCertificates of fuel efficiency is going to be canceled by mid-November & discounts to be stopped for 28 BMW models, the ministry said.
The BMW unit said it is “faithfully cooperating” by the Gov. on their explore into certificate documentation errors, & is going to take needful measures.
South Korea Plans to Fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche on Emission Rules Breach -Reuters
South Korea plans to fine units of vehicle makers BMW, Mercedes-Benz & Porsche a total of 70.three bn won ($63.one mn), citing emission-rules violations, Reuters reports.
still Reading Below–A BMW unit faces fine of 60.eight bn won for “falsifying” emission-Analysis documents & not obtaining consent for changes in emission-control components before cars were purveyed, Reuters cites South Korea’s Ministry of Environment as telling.
–The ministry tells Seoul Main Customs has asked claimants to investigate BMW, Mercedes-Benz & Porsche units in relation to possibility customs-law violations, Reuters reports.
South Korea to fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche over emission rule breaches
as informed in South Korea plans to shock Mercedes-Benz, BMW & Porsche by a total of $63 mn in fines for assaulting emission rules, its environment ministry said on Thursday.
BMW is going to face the largest sansiction, of 60.eight bn won ($54 mn), the ministry said in a press statement, by the automaker accused of forging emission Analysis documents for further than 80,000 units involving 28 models among 2012 & 2015.
The ministry said BMW too imported & purveyed some eight,000 cars among 2013 & 2016, that used emission-controlling portions that had not been confirmed.
It said Mercedes ought Guesse fines of two.nine bn won for selling eight,246 units of 21 models Utilizing such portions among 2011 & 2016.
Porsche is facing a seven.eight bn won sansiction for selling 787 cars of 5 models Utilizing unapproved portions, it said.
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