South Korea fines BMW $10 million over several engine fires

  • Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

    South Korean Transport Ministry officials and members of an investigative panel on BMW engines bow during a press conference as damaged gears of a BMW engine which caught fire are displayed at the government complex in Seoul Monday.

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Monday it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country.