Emission row: Volkswagen to object to certain recommendations of NGT panel, says vehicles from group BS-IV compliant
The company insisted that its vehicles were compliant with Indian emission norms and claimed that "the committee appointed by the NGT has accepted that Volkswagen Group India has not violated the permissible limits under BS-IV norms".
Audi accepts the fine and will not lodge an appeal against it, the company said.
The fine is the latest blow to Germany’s auto industry which cannot seem to catch a break from the diesel emissions crisis.
Renault expects diesel engines to disappear from most of its European cars, company sources told Reuters, after the French automaker reviewed the costs of meeting tighter emissions standards following the Volkswagen scandal.
If a concrete plan for getting the cars fixed or off the roads was not submitted by the deadline, "the court would seriously consider whether to hold a bench trial this summer