29 Sep '15, 4am

Volkswagen Was Warned in 2007 By Bosch About Illegal Software

Volkswagen Was Warned in 2007 By Bosch About Illegal Software

Bosch reportedly warned Volkswagen on its illegal software use in 2007 but the German automaker ignored the warnings. The engine management software is the center of the controversial discovery that Volkswagen cheated on diesel emissions tests and in addition to Robert Bosch warning Volkswagen in 2007, one of the German automaker’s own engineers warned the company in 2011 about illegal emissions testing practices. According to German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, Bosch supplied diesel software to Volkswagen for testing purposes but it eventually ended up on road-going, production vehicles. SEE ALSO: Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn Is Subject Of Criminal Investigation The publication also noted that the scandal began in 2005 when then-Volkswagen brand chief Wolfgang Bernhard wanted to develop a new diesel enginef or the U.S. market. It appeared that the only way to produce an engine that...

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