Volkswagen Group India spokesperson on Thursday stated that the auto giant will task the NGT order earlier than the Supreme Court. The response got here rapidly after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) slapped Rs 500 crore excellent on Volkswagen for negative the environment through the use of ‘cheat tool’ in its diesel motors. Volkswagen must deposit the quantity with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) within 2 months.
The environmental watchdog more suitable the reimbursement amount of Rs 171.34 crore, which turned into encouraged with the aid of an NGT-appointed committee, as a means of “growing deterrence,” news organization PTI stated. The automaker, however, stated that it did no longer violate the BS-IV norms and that the check outcomes have been primarily based on “avenue testings” for which there had been no prescribed standards. The bench stated, “Sustainable development is the main guiding component… We are unable to simply accept the producer’s objections to the report,” PTI pronounced.