DAIMLER's INVESTIGATION * Germany: Into emissions certifications
* Baden-Württemberg - Truck and bus maker Daimler rebuffed questions about an internal investigation into its emissions certifications
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-- German car, truck and bus maker Daimler AG rebuffed questions about an internal investigation into its emissions certifications as news of the probe sent shares lower Friday... Officials on a conference call with journalists were asked several questions about the matter but said they could provide no information beyond Thursday's announcement, as the issue overshadowed the company's announcement of first-quarter earnings... Stuttgart-based Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are "possible indications of irregularities" in its emissions certification process... Daimler spokesman Han Tjan said Thursday that the Department of Justice contacted Daimler last week. The company is conducting an internal investigation of its exhaust emissions certification process... U.S. owners of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesels recently filed a class-action lawsuit claiming the cars are programmed in a way that lets them emit illegal levels of emissions. Daimler says the lawsuit's claims are without merit and that the Justice Department investigation is unrelated...
Frankfurt, Germany - AP/Daily Reporter, by DAVID McHUGH - April 22, 2016
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