Japan's imported auto sales hit second-highest level in 2018

Business / Corporate Apr 5, 2019

Japan's imported auto sales hit second-highest level in 2018

Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in fiscal 2018 increased 1.2 percent from the previous year to 307,682 units, marking their second-highest level ever, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said Thursday. The figure grew for the fourth straight year and surpassed 300,000 units for ...

BMW faces criminal probe in South Korea over engine fires

Business Dec 24, 2018

BMW faces criminal probe in South Korea over engine fires

BMW AG is facing a criminal probe in South Korea after investigators concluded the manufacturer concealed fire hazards and delayed recalls for a problem that has dented sales and its reputation in the Asian country. South Korea's transport ministry plans to ask prosecutors to investigate ...

Business Dec 8, 2017

German prosecutors probe BMW diesel cheating claims

German prosecutors on Thursday said they have opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that luxury carmaker BMW used a defeat device to cheat diesel emissions tests in at least one of its models. It comes after environmental group DUH this week said tests carried out ...