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Renault in the French courts for fraud in its emissions

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To Renault them things is you complicate a little more in your country native, by them accusations of fraud that during this time is have poured on the signature by them emissions of their mechanical diesel. France is one of the most emblematic brands, but that status does not prevent the judicial authorities out of the pedestal on which is to become an ordinary signature in the eyes of the French.

Makes a pair of months you informed you that the signature of the Rhombus was low the magnifying glass of them authorities of the country by a possible fraud in the approval of them emissions of their engines diesel. The General Directorate for competition, consumption and fraud Control (DGCCRF) carried out several inspections in different locations of the company to seek evidence of guilt, and it seems that after these movements, the worst fears have been met.

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According to Auto Express the Paris Prosecutor would have appointed three judges to instruct the causes it to open against Renault and assess whether mark a software trap used (just like the Volkswagen Group) to manipulate the approvals of their engines. With this device could have camouflaged the emission of oxide of nitrogen (NOx) real of some of their cars and make them pass by more low of which really are.

At first investigations will focus on new mechanics 1.6 diesel dCi is that found more evidence of possible fraud. However French firm , through an official statement, still defends his innocence and making his performance adheres to the rule of law as the modus operandi to be followed for approval of consumptions and emissions tests in laboratory.

By now this charge only applies to France, but taking into account that the 1.6 engine dCi is sold in almost all of Europe (including Spain) with the same specifications, the situation it could be extended to other countries of the European Union. In addition, investigations do not practice from one day to another, so will have to wait patiently until the judges disposal cause and dictate if Renault has committed or not fraud to homologate their diesel engines NOx emissions.

Source – Auto Express

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