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The question of how involved Volkswagen AG top executives were in fraudulent emissions reporting widened Sunday with the company’s chairman being added to the list. The German automaker said that Hans Dieter Pötsch, chairman of the supervisory board and former chief financial officer, is suspected by German prosecutors of violating securities laws. He’s been accused […]

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Europe has been lax in its vehicle emissions testing for decades, and enforcement needs to tighten up to stop future fiascos like the Volkswagen scandal, EPA’s Chris Grundler told European Union lawmakers. Grundler, director of the EPA’s transportation and air quality office, submitted written comments on Monday before an EU committee investigating cheating on diesel-car […]

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In the wake of the Volkswagen and Mitsubishi emissions reporting scandals, regulators around the world are getting tougher on automakers with China leading the way, says Ford CEO Mark Fields. China will be the most stringent about transparent compliance with fuel economy and greenhouse gas reporting by automakers “given some of the societal factors around […]

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