Daimler and US authorities finalise $1.5bn dieselgate settlement

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German car manufacturer Daimler and its subsidiary Mercedes-Benz have settled actions brought by US authorities over their role in the dieselgate scandal for $1.5bn, following an agreement in principal last month. Daimler said the settlement ends proceedings that alleged it fitted emission control systems to cheat diesel tests in 250,000 vehicles in the US. The company has also agreed a…

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