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Vws Ceo Was Told About Emissions Software Months Before Scandal Der Spiegel

FRANKFURT – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew the...

Thailand To Ban Imports Of High-tech Trash Plastic Waste

BANGKOK – Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an environment ministry official said on Thursday, the latest country to...

Chinas Solar Giant Gcl To Make Electric Car Move In New Eco-town

JURONG, China – China’s leading solar equipment manufacturer GCL is planning a move into the electric vehicle sector, aiming to make use of its expertise in...

Brazils Samarco To Pay 5125 Million To Disaster Victims This Year Foundation

SAO PAULO – Brazil’s Samarco Mineração SA expects to pay up to 2 billion reais ($512.5 million) this year to 19,000 families affected by the 2015 mining...

Us Judge Rules Securities Suit Against Exxon Executives Can Proceed

HOUSTON – A federal judge rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s motion to dismiss a securities suit alleging the company and top executives misled investors about the...

Swiss Ban Some Mercedes Porsche Models Over Emissions

ZURICH – Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz (DAIGn.DE) Vito and Porsche (PSHG_p.DE) Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel...

Swiss Ban Some Mercedes Porsche Models With Manipulated Engines

ZURICH – Swiss authorities have halted registering some new Mercedes-Benz (DAIGn.DE) Vito and Porsche (PSHG_p.DE) Macan and Cayenne vehicles whose diesel engines...

Mekong River Body Welcomes Laos Decision To Suspend New Dam Projects

BANGKOK – The Mekong River Commission welcomed on Wednesday a decision by the Laos government to suspend approval of new dams while reviewing all dams currently...

Former Audi Ceo Stadlers Request To Be Freed From Custody Rejected

FRANKFURT – Former Audi (NSUG.DE) Chief Executive Rupert Stadler’s request to be freed from custody has been rejected, the Munich court of appeal said on...

Bhp Says Brazil Court Approves Samarco Settlement

– Mining heavyweight BHP said on Thursday a federal court in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais approved an agreement between miner Samarco and Brazil...