GM's Opel cleared on diesel emissions by French watchdog

France's consumer fraud watchdog cleared GM's Opel unit of suspected diesel-emissions cheating. The watchdog has previously sent files to prosecutors detailing suspected emissions fraud by Fiat Chrysler, Renault and PSA.

| UPDATED: 3/17/17 4:20 am ET - adds legal expert comment

Volkswagen becomes a felon

After nine years of hiding its illicit, covert actions and at least a year of actively trying to deceive regulators, Volkswagen fully admitted its