BERLIN-Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic want to know if Volkswagen AG was alone in cheating on emissions.
Daimler, which makes Mercedes-Benz cars, said on Friday that it was conducting an internal investigation of emissions software at the request of the Justice Department. French authorities raided Peugeot Citroen's offices.
Embattled German automaker Volkswagen has reached a settlement agreement with USA regulators the carmaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal that will earn customers cash and a free fix for their faulty vehicles, unidentified sources have told Reuters.
General Motors admitted criminal wrongdoing in 2015 and paid more than $2 billion to settle US charges and compensate accident victims, shareholders and others claiming injuries.
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer announced a settlement for owners of 482,000 VW models with two-liter diesel engines dating back to 2009.
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller at a Friday news confer-ence.
Newspaper reports suggest VW may set aside more than 16 billion euros ($18 billion) in provisions to cover possible regulatory fines, lawsuits and the cost of recalling or replacing the suspect engines.
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US to propose Obama visit Hiroshima in late May -Nikkei
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga denied the visit was being arranged and declined further comment. A second strike three days later killed 70,000 people in the city of Nagasaki, causing Japan to surrender.
Syria opposition figure says Assad has 'buried' cease-fire
Any group that thinks otherwise is "living an illusion" and is "wasting their time and ours", the Syrian diplomat went on to say. Borodavkin said the talks will continue without the groups that pulled out, implying that Saudi Arabia was backing extremists.
The Wolfsburg-based auto maker generated a net loss of 5.5bn for 2015 but maintained its business operations were in "great shape", as proved by a profit before special items that was slightly higher the prior year at 12.8bn.
Volkswagen also said it's not in a position to release results of an internal probe into the scandal this month as expected.
The investigation, which is being conducted by lawfirm Jones Day, is at an advanced stage and is due to be completed in the fourth quarter, the company said in a statement.
On advice of the company's attorneys, management and directors, the company said "a disclosure of interim results of the investigation at this point in time would present unacceptable risks for Volkswagen and, therefore, can not take place now".
The rapid succession of bad news that washed over the carmakers this week - from the Daimler revelations to a search of France's Peugeot by government fraud investigators to Mitsubishi Motors Corp.in Japan admitting it manipulated fuel-economy tests - highlights the stakes in an industry struggling to re-invent itself around more fuel-efficient, ecologically sound cars while keeping costs under control.
The potential for Daimler's Mercedes unit to become embroiled in a scandal of the same scope as Volkswagen is probably limited because it sells relatively few diesel vehicles in the United States, analysts said. Karl Brauer, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book, said governments, as well as Mercedes, VW and other automakers, have known for years that diesels could meet emissions standards in the lab, but not on real roads.
While such technology is legal, investigators found that the temperatures at which the emissions treatment systems were throttled didn't appear to be justified in all cases, so the five manufacturers agreed to voluntarily recall those vehicles.
On Friday April 15 he was hospitalised after falling ill during a flight and was forced to cancel two gigs because of the illness. A flu-ridden Prince got out of his sick bed to deliver this spine-tingling rendition of Purple Rain , in Atlanta last week.
The Boston Athletic Association is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon. Twitter is giving her support with the hashtag #AdrianneStrong, which is the name of her marathon team .
During the photo shoot, Prince William joked with the photographer about the way he was framing the picture. William and Kate follow a long line of royals who have visited the Taj Mahal post-Independence.
A USA Today story on Thursday noted that business travelers continue to flock to Uber, Lyft and others at the expense of cabs. For the first three months in 2014, taxis rides represented a 37% share, but fell to 25% in 2015 and 14% this past quarter.
Russian Federation is running a 3 percent budget deficit and its economy is expected to contract by over 1.5 percent this year. BP lifted 2% or 5.6p to 369.2p and Royal Dutch Shell rose 13p to 1833p. "The weakening dollar is still the main story here".
Prince , 57, was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound on Thursday in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. They said in a statement: "Like the rest of the world, we are shocked and saddened today by Prince's death".
Graham did not formally announce her candidacy, but said she is "seriously considering" a bid for governor. LaShonda and Alfred Lawson Jr. and Republicans Thuy Lowe and Glo Smith have also announced plans to run.
Dallas was able to kill off some valuable time on a delayed penalty with just under 4 minutes left in the game. Tyler Seguin returned after missing the previous 11 with a small cut to his left Achilles suffered March 17.
Hamilton worked with Michael Caine on Battle of Britain and Harrison Ford on the 1978 adaptation of Force 10 from Navarone . Sir Roger lead the tributes to the talented director who reportedly passed away on Wednesday (21Apr16) in Palma, Mallorca.
Street analysts that cover General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) have a postivie view of company shares on a consensus basis. GM Europe reported EBIT-adjusted break-even results compared with $(0.2) billion in the first quarter of 2015.
There were some strategic measures put in place before it was announced that Strahan was leaving the show . Strahan will appear on " GMA " full time starting in September. "I am not going anywhere", he said.
Advisers to rival Bernie Sanders offered no signs of the Vermont senator giving up before the Democrats' Philadelphia convention. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign stop, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at St.
While first-quarter results were about as we expected, sales and profit were well below the first quarter of 2015. Caterpillar now expects 2016 earnings per share at US$3.00, or US$3.70 per share excluding restructuring costs.
The conservative Heritage Action group panned the bill, saying it would create more government meddling in energy matters. "The Department of Energy should no longer be a roadblock to moving Wyoming gas to allies who need it".
Morgan Securities, meanwhile, say the company should look to add more languages and local content if it wants to keep expanding. The company's subscription now stands at 81 million users, a feat that makes it the largest streaming service in the world.
Last night, it could be argued they cost NY the game with their lack of defensive coverage. "He's a veteran. In Florida, the Panthers pulled one back to tie the series as they head to NY against the Islanders .
She also has no desire to ever work behind the camera as a director. "Someone was saying to me like 'Is Jane your muse", Fey said. She's arguably best known for her impersonations of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live".
Meanwhile, average earnings including bonus' are expected to have risen by 2.3% in February up from 2.1% a month earlier. USA crude futures for May settled at 3.27 percent higher, at $41.08, a new high for this year.
The family picture was taken by Royal Mail photographer Ranald Mackechnie in the White Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace. According to The Sydney Morning Herald , the photo was taken last summer but only released on Tuesday.