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Korea to fine Volkswagen W80b: report

[THE INVESTOR] Korea’s antitrust agency will fine Volkswagen around 80 billion won (US$ 68.9 million) for deceiving customers with false advertisements in the German automaker’s emission rigging scandal that affected millions of cars globally, including here. The state-run Fair Trade Commission is probing VW’s false advertisement claims, the agency’s head Jeong Jae-chan said in an interview with local media on June 21. The agency has looked into VW’s advertisements from 2009 to 2015, which touted “clean diesel” vehicles with low emissions [...]