The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether German car manufacturers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded over the use of emissions-reducing technology in their vehicles.
BMW UK has said that it is embarking on a technical campaign to examine its diesel vehicles' exhaust gas recirculation modules after the brand made the decision to recall 324,000 cars due to a risk of engine fires.
A coroner has highlighted the DVSA’s lack of demands for BMW to recall cars prone to sudden power failure in concluding an inquest into the death of a former Gurkha who died in a collision involving a stricken 3 Series saloon.
A raid on BMW’s Munich headquarters by emissions investigators came after the brand reported the “incorrect installation of software” to the relevant authorities, according to the brands chief executive Harald Krueger.
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