South Korea to fine Nissan for manipulating emissions

The UK-built Qashqai is apparently fitted with an emission cheating device

Overdrive May 18, 2016 23:16:41 IST
South Korea to fine Nissan for manipulating emissions

In the wake of the Volkswagen and Mitsubishi emissions scandal, it seems another manufacturer is being thrown into the fray. The South Korean government is going to fine Nissan 330 million won (Rs 1.86 crore) for allegedly manipulating emissions on the Qashqai crossover. The Nissan Qashqai is manufactured at the Sunderland plant in the UK and has been under production since 2006. The Euro 6 model was put under scrutiny in this case.

The South Korean environment ministry tested 20 Nissan models and found emission levels of the Qashqai to...

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