By: Central News Agency
Audi Volkswagen Taiwan Co. has been fined NT$5 million (US$153,236) for false advertising regarding the emissions of two of its car models, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Wednesday.
In the advertisements in its catalogue, the company claimed that its SUV Caddy Maxi met the European Union’s EU5 emission standards and its A6 Sedan/Avant met the EU6 emission standard.
In fact, the commission said, that data was obtained by rigging the vehicles’ software, which meant the company had engaged in unfair competition. [FULL STORY]