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Volkswagen fined £880m by German prosecutors over diesel scandal

Volkswagen Group has been fined £880 million (1 billion Euros) by German prosecutors over its diesel emissions scandal.

The public prosecutor found Volkswagen had sold more than 10 million cars between mid-2007 and 2015 that had emissions-test cheating software installed.

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess said the company was not planning to appeal against the fine and that by accepting the fine, “Volkswagen takes responsibility for the diesel crisis".

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