NGT asks Volkswagen to pay penalty of Rs 100 crore in 24 hours
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 3:25 PM
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Volkswagen India to deposit Rs.100 crore by Friday in a case involving emissions violations. The court said failure to deposit could lead to punitive actions including the arrest of the country MD and the seizure of the carmaker's properties. The case relates to health damages caused by excess emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx).
Volkswagen To Deposit Rs. 100 Crore With Pollution Board: Green Court
Friday, November 16, 2018, 7:03 PM
The National Green Tribunal today directed Volkswagen to deposit an interim amount of Rs. 100 crore with theCentral Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in a case related to allegations against the German auto major for using 'cheat device' in emission tests of its diesel vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also formed a committee comprising officials of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Heavy Industries, CPCB and Automotive Research Association of India to calculate the actual quantum of the environmental loss.