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Diesel scandal: Porsche will have to pay 535 million Euro fine

First VW, then Audi, and now Porsche: imposed by The public Prosecutor's office in the Wake of the Diesel affair compared to the car maker from Stuttgart, a fi

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Diesel scandal: Porsche will have to pay 535 million Euro fine

First VW, then Audi, and now Porsche: imposed by The public Prosecutor's office in the Wake of the Diesel affair compared to the car maker from Stuttgart, a fine in the amount of 535 million euros.

The car maker Porsche has to pay in the diesel scandal, a fine of 535 million euros. The Stuttgart public Prosecutor announced that investigators had determined, in terms of Diesel emissions, starting in 2009, a negligent breach of the duty of supervision in a development Department to VW subsidiary. This has led to Porsche vehicles with V6 and V8 Diesel engines could not meet the exhaust requirements. For approximately 99.000 vehicles notices issued by the Federal motor transport would be available.

Volkswagen-daughter refused according to the Prosecutor's office to appeal against the decision.

The amount of the penalty is made up of two Parts: The larger part of 531 million has to pay for the Porsche, so that economic benefits in connection with the exhaust gas manipulation can be skimmed off. The smaller sum of four million euros is attributable to the prosecution of the offense.

Porsche does not manufacture these engines

In the past year, had already accepted VW a fine in the amount of one billion Euro, Audi paid 800 million euros. Porsche itself does not manufacture diesel engines, but is this from the sister brand Audi.

Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt had arranged because of illegal defeat devices in the exhaust gas purification the recall of tens of thousands of vehicles of the premium manufacturer. Against this Background, the public Prosecutor's office initiated a misdemeanor procedure against Porsche, complete with the fine now legally. The company described this as "another important step towards completion of the diesel issue". Porsche also pointed out that it had already announced the phasing out of the Diesel.

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