UK plots tougher car emission 'defeat device' sanctions as diesel sales slide

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New tougher sanctions could come into force for car firms fitting 'defeat devices'
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New tougher sanctions could come into force for car firms fitting 'defeat devices'

Volkswagen 'dieselgate' scandal demonstrates need for more stringent penalties as a future deterrent against cheating emissions tests, government rules

Tougher penalties for car manufacturers found supplying vehicles fitted with devices or systems aimed at 'cheating' air pollution rules could lead to them facing criminal charges under new proposals outlined...

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