AutonetMagz – At start of 2017 year, a bad news came from South korea, as recently the South korea government just banned several vehicles build by three brands, whcih are BMW, Nissan, and Porsche.
According to the ministry of Environment South Korea, cars to be banned are BMW X5 M, Nissan Qashqai, Infiniti Q50, and Porsche’s Macan S Diesel, Cayman SE Hybrid & Turbo, 918 Spyder, Cayman GTS, 911 GT3 and Panamera SE Hybrid.
this decision was not without any reason, as those three car manufacturer got a false standardization documents, both in terms of specification or the emission level produced. Besides banned to sell those models. all three makers was fined a total of USD 5.9 million due to considered overruling the South Korea regulation.
This acts, will strengthen South Korea status as a country who quite committed in uphold the law in Automotive world, such as the case on 2016 where South Korea government fined VW group as much as USD 15.9 Million due to a false emission level and exhaust sound level.