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VW Diesel Software Cheats On European Emission Limits Too, BBC Test Shows

By Stephen Edelstein 1,001 views Nov 24, 2015 2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec) Enlarge Photo Around 11 million Volkswagen diesel cars worldwide were equipped with "defeat device" software that allowed them to cheat on emissions tests, VW has said. But initially, it was only confirmed that the cars actually violated U.S. emissions rules. Now, a laboratory test conducted by the BBC appears to have shown that the software is programmed to make the cars exceed European emissions limits as well. DON'T MISS: VW To Recall 8.5 Million TDI Diesel Vehicles Across Europe; Fixes Not Yet Revealed VW has not so far confirmed that the software was used to cheat on European tests , but it can do that in reality, a test by the BBC program Panorama showed. The British news organization initially found that no U.K. emission testing lab was willing to test its European-spec Volkswagen P...

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