South Korean court rules against Nissan in emissions case

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The Nissan logo is seen at the company's display area during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (Copyright Reuters 2017)

A South Korean court on Thursday ruled against Nissan Motor Co <7201.T> in an emissions case, a court spokesman told Reuters, without immediately providing the reason behind the ruling.

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Nissan sued South Korea's environment ministry last year after it accused the Japanese automaker of cheating on emissions with its Qashqai diesel sports utility vehicle.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)