Volkswagen comes clean over US diesel farce
Having now involved around "450 external and internal experts involved in the investigations" into emissions test rigging, Volkswagen on Thursday (10 December) admitted pressure to launch 'clean diesel' models in the US led to it deliberately designing engines to meet NOx emissions on test while knowing that real-world driving would greatly increase tailpipe pollution. It added it was making good progress with its investigation, vehicle modifications and group restructuring, including management changes.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-auto gives its paid members access to the very best automotive market coverage.
And now there’s just-auto plus, our premium membership that gives you exclusive component forecast data, company profiles and extended news coverage - just for premium members.
Today I can offer you 30 days access for $1 - and that includes just-auto plus.
Dave Leggett, editor of just-auto
* plus VAT if applicable