Audi agreed to a 800 million euro fine dieselgateOctober 17, 2018
Earlier we wrote that Audi may be forced to pay 800 million euros due to deviations from the requirements of the environmental standards of diesel engines.
The history of dieselgate continues to evolve, since the publication of information about the machinations of the Volkswagen concern with illegal software for diesel cars. Thus, the Munich prosecutor’s office closed the case on “dieselgate”, and the company was fined 800 million euros, which is approximately equal to 925 million dollars. To be more precise, the fine is a maximum of 5 million euros, the remaining amount is an illegal profit.
“After careful examination, Audi agreed with the fine and will not appeal. Thus, Audi recognizes its responsibility for deviations from regulatory requirements, “- said in an official statement of the” four rings. ”
It is also worth noting that the shares of the parent company Volkswagen, after the publication of the fine and its recognition, rose by 3%, although since the beginning of the year the share price has fallen by 11%. Unfortunately, this is not the end of the consequences for Audi – there are still a lot of civil lawsuits from disgruntled customers.
It also became known that artificial intelligence and neural networks will be engaged in quality control of cars on the Audi conveyor, as well as control and rejection of parts.