Diesel Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions:Written question - HL1364

Q
Asked on: 06 September 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Diesel Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the investigation by the German anti-trust authorities into German car manufacturers that are alleged to have operated a cartel and colluded to misrepresent diesel emissions; whether they intend to report those companies to the National Crime Agency to investigate whether any UK directors and managers were involved; and if not, why not.
A
Answered by: Lord Prior of Brampton
Answered on: 13 September 2017

Investigations into alleged anti-competitive practices are a matter for the independent competition authorities – the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and, where relevant, the European Commission.

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