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Modified European VW diesels 'undrivable,' say some owners

Modified European VW diesels 'undrivable,' say some owners

John Voelcker Mar 29, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE Enlarge Photo Most of the Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sold in the U.S. from 2009 through 2015 are likely to be bought back from their owners, probably leaving fewer than 100,000 on U.S. roads. That's not the case in Europe, where the impacts of the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal are still playing out. Roughly 11 million cars with TDI diesel engines were sold by VW Group under multiple brands, and some of those will be modified—in some cases only with software updates. DON'T MISS: Which VW diesels can be fixed, and which can't? Now some U.K. customers have had their cars updated, and they claim the results are not acceptable. The goal of the modifications is to bring those cars' emissions within the actual European limits, after regulators found that while they passed emissions tests in...

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