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The European Commission has threatened sanctions 7 countries because of the scandal around Volkswagen

Еврокомиссия пригрозила санкциями 7 странам из-за скандала вокруг Volkswagen Some EU countries have not introduced penalties against Volkswagen

The European Commission has issued a warning to 7 members in connection with the scandal around the car concern Volkswagen and manipulation of data on the volume of exhaust gases from diesel vehicles.

“The authorities of the individual EU countries should ensure that law-abiding automakers,” reads the statement of the European Commissioner for industry Elizabeth Bienkowski. In particular, the warning issued in Germany, Britain and five other countries. Additionally, the Commission stated that the Czech Republic, Greece and Lithuania do not have in their legislation provisions, based on which Volkswagen you can prosecute for violation of environmental norms.

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Note that countries that had made the allegations, has 2 months to respond. Otherwise they will be fined.

Last year it became clear that in Volkswagen cars with diesel engines on-Board computers, the program underestimated the real figures of exhaust emissions.

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