Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

EU to investigate Audi California cheating claims

The EU Commission will contact the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to ask for information about their "alleged findings" of newly found emissions cheating by Audi, a commission spokeswoman told EUobserver. German newspaper Bild Am Sonntag reported that Audi had cheated on CO2 emissions tests, but did not cite any source. The CARB has not released a statement yet. Audi engineers were behind Volkswagen Group's cheating on NOx emissions tests.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

Analysis

Why Romania erupted in protest

Current anger over corruption laws can be traced back to a night-club fire in 2015, when many died because of lax safety standards. Romanians then realised that corruption can kill.

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