Volvo sent to court over Mont Blanc tunnel inferno

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By Brian Love PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A French magistrate has decided to send Swedish truck maker Volvo to trial over a lethal inferno which killed 39 people in the Mont Blanc tunnel between France and Italy in 1999, Volvo and a lawyer said on Saturday. Volvo chief spokesman Tommy Kohle said his group regarded it as normal that it and all others under investigation ended up in court, on charges of manslaughter in this case, and that Volvo was confident it would be proven not guilty of ...

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