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NGT directs Volkswagen's India unit to deposit Rs 1 bn in emission case

The company claimed its vehicles are 'compliant' with the country's emission norms and will 'challenge' the tribunal's order

Ajay Modi  |  New Delhi 

German car maker Volkswagen’s India unit has been directed by the National Green Tribunal to deposit Rs 1 billion with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), for alleged use of a cheat device in diesel cars to flout emission norms.

The company claimed its vehicles are ‘compliant’ with the country’s emission norms and will ‘challenge’ the tribunal’s order. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also formed a committee comprising officials of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Heavy Industries, CPCB, ...

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First Published: Sat, November 17 2018. 01:24 IST
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