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Compliance overhaul helps Daimler reach emissions cheating settlement

By Sam Fry

15 September 2020

Compliance overhaul helps Daimler reach emissions cheating settlement Credit: shutterstock / nitpicker

German car manufacturer Daimler implemented a wide-ranging compliance plan before reaching a $1.5 billion settlement with three US agencies to resolve claims that the company fitted Mercedes-Benz vehicles with emissions cheating devices.