30 Sep '15, 9am

Bosch Warned VW About Illegal Diesel Emissions In 2007

Bosch Warned VW About Illegal Diesel Emissions In 2007

The problem with diesel engines is they create more nitrous oxide emissions than gasoline engines. Other manufactures deal with this issue by injecting liquid urea into the exhaust gasses. BMW and Mercedes use this system to manufacture diesel engines that conform to all applicable emissions standards. Oddly enough, Bosch supplies the urea injection system, which is why it knew Volkswagen was not doing something other carmakers were. The urea treatment equipment would have cost VW an additional $335 per car. That’s a total of $165 million for all 500,000 cars affected, according to

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