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    Volkswagen Recalling Brazil Pickups  

    Volkswagen will recall Amarok pickups with 2.0L diesel engines that used cheat software to circumvent emissions regulations....More
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    VW Made Several Defeat Devices  

    VW altered software for four engine types over a 7-year period, sources say....More
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    VW’s Dirty Deeds Overshadow Bosch Celebration

    Bosch wanted to talk about its new research center, a massive hub in Germany that encourages engineers and students to set their minds free, but journalists had other topics in mind....More
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    Sources Say VW Suspends Head of Main Transmission Plant  

    Sources say VW has suspended Falko Rudolph, the head of its main transmissions plant in Kassel, Germany, who oversaw diesel-engine development between 2006 and 2010 while heading the automaker's main engines plant in Salzgitter....More
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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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    Germany to Let Diesel-Car Tax Stand  

    A Finance Ministry spokeswoman says Germany currently has no plans to follow French officials considering raising taxes on diesel cars over the next five years....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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    Emission Manipulation Software a 'No-Go' - BMW Official  

    Speaking at a motor industry congress in Berlin, product-development chief Klaus Froehlich stresses BMW would not use similar tactics to VW to pass tests illicitly....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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