BMW Fined For Diesel Software Error

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


BMW said it “has constantly emphasized that the setup of the incorrect software program module was an 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 were paid within the U.S. And elsewhere via Volkswagen, which admitted to intentionally manipulating engine software programs so diesel automobiles could pass emissions exams.

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