31 Mar '18, 4pm

Volkswagen TDI diesels await their fate in Pike's Peak shadow

It might be the world’s largest single-company junkyard and pick-a-part business, if not for the prominent "No Trespassing" and "Drone-Free Zone" signs. Instead, it’s a massive storage facility in Colorado for thousands of disgraced VW and Audi TDI diesel vehicles awaiting whatever fate holds for them. At least the locale, in the shadow of Pike’s Peak, is scenic. DON'T MISS: Lasting legacy of VW diesel scandal: EU gets serious about testing (May 2017) Thousands of cars and crossovers VW has bought back from owners over the last year now bake in a dirt parking lot outside Pikes Peak International Raceway, south of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The buybacks came after the automaker admitted in September 2015 to intentionally cheating on federal emissions tests to get TDI diesel vehicles from Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche certified for model years 2008 through 2015. If the Rock...

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