Daimler to pay $1.5bn over emissions cheat claims in US

German carmaker Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz, has agreed to pay $1.5bn (£1.2bn) to resolve US government claims that it designed its diesel vehicles to cheat air pollution tests. The firm was investigated for installing software to evade emissions laws in 250,000 Mercedes cars and vans. US officials said they hoped the fine would deter future […]

Audi, Mercedes, Ford and BMW drivers could be owed £12,000 each

Brands affected include Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Mini, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Seat, Skoda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen and Volvo. Millions of drivers in the UK could be owed up to £12,000 each thanks to a software code used to ‘cheat’ emissions tests. Drivers in England or Wales with […]