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New twist in the Volkswagen investigation

Tom Fox | July 24, 2017

Volkswagen continues to find itself in the news these days. In one of the more interesting recent twists, VW has accused a group of fellow German car manufacturers of collusion over the diesel engine scandal, now almost two years old.

Following reports that the European Commission was investigating cartel allegations among a group of German carmakers, the BMW Group issued a statement denying the allegations. “Due to current media reports, the BMW Group considers it has become necessary to make its position regarding recent allegations clear,” the company said.

“As a matter of principle: BMW Group vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements. Of course this also applies to diesel vehicles. Confirmation of this is provided by the results of relevant official investigations at the...

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