BMW has been fined 8.5 million euros for its role in the diesel scandal

The Munich prosecutor’s office said, the German carmaker BMW has been fined 8.5 million euros because they involved in the “diesel scandal”.

According to the Germany prosecutor’s website: “BMW was fined 8.5 million euros by Munich prosecutor’s office on February 25, 2018 for it’s negligence, and BMW has accepted the penalty.

Prosecutors said BMW was negligent in installing the faulty software on thousands of it’s diesel cars, and did not carry necessary system quality tests. The investigation into the case is over.

In 2016, the United States accused Volkswagen group(the parent company of Audi), of installing fraud software in audi diesel cars that allowed cars with excessive emissions to pass necessary tests. American government requied Volkswagen draw back 0.482 million Volkswagen and Audi cars been saled to Amenrican since 2009 to 2015. In 2017, the Volkswagen and American government met the final agreement, the Volkswagen payed 4.3 billion dollars fine.