SAVERNE, France, Jan 31 - Swedish carmaker Volvo was fined 200,000 euros ($297,400) by a French court on Thursday after a deadly accident in which the brakes could have been at fault. A driver lost control over her Volvo 850 TDI and knocked down three children on the pavement in the centre of Wasselone in northeast France in June 1999. Two of the children died, the third was seriously injured. The driver, a school teacher who was 49 at the time, received a suspended jail sentence of ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Volvo fined in France for brake fault in accident" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.