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Chris Bryant

Volvo Trucks’ Emissions Warning Spooks Investors

Another emissions warning is spooking investors.

Engine trouble.

Engine trouble.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

If your aim was to pen a statement likely to put the fear of God into investors in the automotive industry, it would probably read something like the one Volvo AB published on Tuesday.

“Nitrogen oxide,” “North America,” and “material” financial impact are phrases no shareholder wants to read in the wake of Volkswagen AG’s diesel-emissions scandal.