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German Auto Co. Agrees To $35M Fine In VW Emissions Case

Law360 (December 18, 2018, 6:41 PM EST) -- A German automotive engineering company entered into a plea agreement Tuesday to pay $35 million for its alleged role in a long-running scheme by Volkswagen AG to sell diesel vehicles in the United States that use a "defeat device" to cheat on vehicle emissions tests required by federal law.

IAV GmbH agreed to plead guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S., to commit wire fraud and to violate the Clean Air Act, according to the plea agreement entered in Michigan federal court, and will pay the fine if a federal judge approves the agreement at a hearing...

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Michigan Eastern

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June 1, 2016

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