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Daimler fined $960 million in Germany over diesel violations

German prosecutors fined Daimler 870 million euros ($960 million) for “negligent violation” in a probe into selling rigged diesel cars.

Prosecutors found the automaker sold about 684,000 vehicles that did not completely comply with regulations on emissions of nitrogen oxides, according to statement from Stuttgart authorities and Daimler.

The fine is the latest fallout from heightened scrutiny in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group’s diesel-cheating scandal, which continues to reverberate across the German auto industry four years later.

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