In America: Daimler reaches agreement in diesel affair to billion comparison

With two Compare billions in trying to settle the car maker Daimler is the essential process in the diesel affair in the United States. It is a basic set of had

In America: Daimler reaches agreement in diesel affair to billion comparison

With two Compare billions in trying to settle the car maker Daimler is the essential process in the diesel affair in the United States. It is a basic set of had been agreement was reached with the authorities as well as with the representatives of a major consumer class action that would cost the group the equivalent of about 1.9 billion euros, announced by Daimler on Thursday. So civil would submit - and environmental-law claims "in connection with the emission control systems of certain Diesel vehicles," beige. According to the figures, it comes to about 250,000 cars and Vans.

in Order to meet various requirements from the comparisons, attributed to Daimler with additional costs in the mid three-digit million amount. Agreed, the group with the environmental authorities EPA and CARB, the environmental Department of the Ministry of justice, and customs and border protection authority. Outside in front of a criminal investigation, the run in the United States in 2016 against Daimler in connection with the diesel affair. The content of the comparisons, the group did not provide information. "With the planned comparisons, the company is an important step in order to create legal certainty in a range of Diesel-method in the United States," said Daimler. The management Board and the Supervisory Board of the carmaker have agreed to the plans.

The concerned American authorities and the competent courts have to do that, then the comparisons are effective. "The company has cooperated with the US authorities fully and will continue this cooperation," said Daimler. For the expected cost, you have made Provision in the balance sheet.

The group had been placed in the past on several occasions large sums of money for the Diesel process in all over the world on the page. Among other things, therefore, the result was broke in 2019 drastically. The Stuttgart public Prosecutor had imposed on Daimler, also, in the past year, a fine of over 870 million euros. Fiat Chrysler, and earlier Volkswagen had is in the diesel affair in the United States, comparisons to the procedure enclosed. Above all, VW had to grab but it is significantly lower in the bag.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 14:20

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