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    Germany Orders Mandatory Recall of VW Diesels  

    German regulators say the automaker starting in 2016 must recall 2.4 million cars equipped with software intended to indicate false levels of toxic emissions....More
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    Report Says at Least 30 VW Engineers Linked to Scandal  

    A German magazine says internal and external investigations have linked at least 30 managers to rigging emissions tests in the U.S., and they will be suspended....More
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    UPDATE 2-Volkswagen Australia to recall all vehicles with emissions cheating devices  

    (Updates number of affected vehicles) SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Australian unit of German carmaker Volkswagen AG said it will conduct a voluntary recall of vehicles fitted with devices designed to mask the level of emissions, as it increased the estimated number of affected cars to nearly 100,000. Volkswagen Group Australia on Friday said its head office in Germany had identified another 6,444 cars, two days after it put the total figure at 90,000....More
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    Volkswagen's U.S. Head: Individuals Did Emissions Cheating  

    "This was a couple of software engineers who put this in for whatever reason," Michael Horn, VW's U.S. head, says about the software code called defeat devices....More
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    VW Says Still Unclear If Software Manipulates Emissions in Europe  

    Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported earlier on Thursday that the software used to rig emissions tests in the U.S. was also switched on in diesel cars in Europe, citing a company spokesman....More
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    U.S. Chief Knew VW Could Be Breaking Emissions Rules 18 Months Ago  

    In written testimony submitted to a congressional oversight panel a day ahead of Thursday's hearing, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America Michael Horn says: "In the spring of 2014 ... I was told that there was a possible emissions non-compliance that could be remedied....More
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    UPDATE 2-VW starts telling customers if affected by emissions scandal  

    * VW's U.S. chief to testify to U.S. lawmaker panel on Oct. 8 * Germany's KBA watchdog wants plan presented by Oct. 7 * Owners want to know if refit will affect performance (Recasts with roll-out of website page) By Andreas Cremer and Barbara Lewis BERLIN/BRUSSELS, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Two weeks after it admitted to cheating diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen provided the first information on Friday allowing customers to find out if their vehicles are affected....More
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    Volkswagen Expects Emissions Investigation to Take Months  

    Still, management plans to inform the public next week of solutions found for the problems it is facing, the executive committee of the board said in a statement on Thursday....More
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    RPT-Illegal VW Diesel Emission Systems May Require Two Solutions  

    Some experts and U.S. regulators say the German automaker likely will have to come up with two sets of solutions for two different emission-control systems installed on 482,000 U.S. diesel cars from model years 2009-2015....More
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    WRAPUP 4-Volkswagen to refit cars affected by emissions scandal  

    (Adds U.S. lawmakers seeking documents related to the scandal, closing share price) * Volkswagen has said 11 million vehicles affected * To present details to watchdog in October * CEO says to give core VW brand more independence * U.S. lawmakers seek documents from VW, EPA By Andreas Cremer...More
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    German Investigators Contact EPA on VW Affair  

    A spokesman for Germany's transport ministry confirms investigators have contacted the U.S. regulator regarding Volkswagen's misrepresentation of diesel-emissions tests....More
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    WRAPUP 3-Germany investigates VW's ex-boss over fraud allegations  

    (Adds details, quotes) * R&D heads of VW brand, Audi, Porsche suspended - sources * New data shows huge gap between car tests and real world * Some analysts criticise choice of new CEO, VW shares fall By Andreas Cremer...More
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    VW's Skoda Says Emissions Issue Affects 1.2 Million Cars  

    Volkswagen's economy-car subsidiary says 1.2 million of its models are affected by the software tampering that skewed U.S. emissions tests in VW's favor....More
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    Audi Says Emissions Scandal Affects 2.1 Million Cars  

    VW's luxury division says 2.1 million of its cars sold worldwide, including almost 13,000 in the U.S., are equipped with the software that allowed the parent company to manipulate U.S. emissions tests data....More


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