BMW Fined For Diesel Software Error

Germany prosecutors have fined automaker BMW 8.5 million euros ($9.66 million) for lax oversight in installing defective engine software programs that brought about excessive diesel emissions in 7,965 automobiles.BMW Fined For Diesel Software Error 1

The prosecutors said Monday they located no evidence that the Munich-based carmaker devoted fraud but faulted the business enterprise for what it called inadequate fine control.

BMW said it “has constantly emphasized that the set up of the incorrect software program module was a irritating and deplorable error.” Therefore the business enterprise “accepts the penalty and will not appThe great is small compared to the 27. Four billion euros in fines and settlements paid within the U.S. And elsewhere via Volkswagen, which admitted intentionally manipulating engine software programs so diesel automobiles could pass emissions exams.

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