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

The Daimler group wants to move under its legal disputes to exhaust manipulation in North America is on the line. Like the automobile manufacturer, on Thursday

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

The Daimler group wants to move under its legal disputes to exhaust manipulation in North America is on the line. Like the automobile manufacturer, on Thursday evening announced that it is willing to pay more than two billion dollars to the us authorities as well as class. Thus, all civil and environment should be met with legal claims in connection with the emission control systems of certain Diesel - powered vehicles in the United States. In total it comes to around 250,000 Diesel vehicles, and Vans. "For the expected total cost of the comparisons, the company has made adequate Provision in the balance sheet," it said in the evening from Stuttgart, Germany.

Marcus Young

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the management Board and the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG agreed on Thursday after weighing all the circumstances for the comparisons. Daimler to go with it, "an important step", in order to create legal certainty in a range of Diesel-method in the United States, the company said. In the context of Daimler stressed that it had cooperated fully with the authorities and this cooperation will continue.

expenses for attorneys ' fees and court fees

Around 1.5 billion dollars (1.27 billion euros) to various us authorities, including environmental authorities Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB), who have also played in the discovery of the diesel scandal of Volkswagen's an important role. With a further $ 700 million (592 million Euro), wants to settle the Swabian automotive group in a class action lawsuit with consumers. The competent authorities and a district court in the state of New Jersey must agree to the Compare still. According to the Stuttgart-based Manager also expect to still other costs, such as lawyer fees and court fees.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 23:19

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