Emission fiasco: NGT slaps Rs 500 crore fine on Volkswagen.
National Green Tribunal slaps Volkswagen with Rs 500 crore fine for damaging the environment by using a 'cheat device' in its diesel cars. Volkswagen has to deposit the amount with the Central Pollution Control Board within 2 months.
National Green Tribunal slaps a fine of Rs 500 Crore on German auto major Volkswagen for damaging the environment using cheat device in its diesel cars in India.
Volkswagen Group India to challenge Rs 500 crore fine levied by National Green Tribunal
Emission fiasco: NGT slaps Rs 500 crore fine on Volkswagen for using 'cheat device' in diesel vehicles The National Green Tribunal on Thursday slapped a fine of Rs 500 crore on German auto major Volkswagen for damaging the environment through the use of "cheat device" in its diesel cars in India. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the carmaker to deposit the amount within two months. The tribunal enhanced the compensation amount of Rs. 171.34 crore, which was recommended by a NGT- appointed committee, as a means of "creating deterrence". The automaker, however, said that it did not violate the BS-IV norms and that the test results were based on "on road testings" for which there were no prescribed standards.
NGT Slaps ₹ 500 Crore Fine On Volkswagen India For Use Of Cheat Device Volkswagen India has been directed by the National Green Tribunal to deposit the fine amounting to Rs. 500 crore for damaging the environment through the use of a cheat device in its diesel cars.