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France investigating Renault on suspicion of emissions fraud

France investigating Renault on suspicion of emissions fraud

French authorities are investigating carmaker Renault in connection with suspected fraud in its diesel emissions controls, denting the company's share price as the global fallout spreads from revelations of emissions cheating at Volkswagen. 

Renault insisted Friday that its cars are not equipped with pollution-cheating software, and that the company complies with all French and European laws. 

Shares in partially state-owned Renault — one of France's leading manufacturers — fell 2.9% on Friday. 

The Paris prosecutor's office said three investigating judges have opened a judicial inquiry into Renault's emissions controls practices and whether...

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