VW, Audi and Porsche V6 diesel engines also have emissions-cheating software




An estimated 10,000 additional cars in the U.S. were also outfitted with emissions-cheating software, according to new revelations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on Monday served the VW Group with a violation notice for its 3.0-liter V6 TDI diesel engines. New testing has revealed these engines produce as much as nine times the legal limit of tailpipe pollutants.

According to the EPA, the VW Group’s larger 3.0-liter diesel models are also fitted with similar emissions test-cheating “defeat device” software that VW admitted was on its smaller 2.0-liter TDI engines for 2009 to 2015 model years. Read more…

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