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EPA: Volkswagen faked emissions test results


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"I am personally very sorry that we have broken the the trust of our customers and the public," commented VW CEO Martin Winterkorn after reports came to light that Volkswagen has been fooling emissions tests to meet efficiency standards. Knowledge of this was discovered by the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States when they found the presence of a "defeat device," which was present in models like the Jetta, Passat, Golf, and Beetle. Now that this information has come to light, it ...


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