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nytimes: How Volkswagen Got Away With Diesel Deception

22. September 2015 Leave a comment
The software sensed when the car was being tested and then activated equipment that reduced emissions, United States officials said. But the software turned the equipment off during regular driving, increasing emissions far above legal limits, possibly to save fuel or to improve the car’s torque and acceleration. [mehr…]
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Categories: USA, VW

nytimes: Volkswagen Says 11 Million Cars Worldwide Are Affected in Diesel Deception

22. September 2015 Leave a comment
A scandal that has undermined Volkswagen in the United States spread to its core market of Europe on Tuesday, after the company said that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide were equipped with software that was used to cheat on emissions tests. [more..]
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welt online: Volkswagen plant Billig-Autos für 6000 Euro

12. October 2012 Leave a comment

Eine echte Billigmarke ist aus Sicht vieler Autoexperten der letzte fehlende Mosaikstein bei VW. Jetzt nehmen die Wolfsburger das Großprojekt in Angriff. 2015 könnten die ersten Wagen fertig sein. [mehr…]

Categories: Automobile, VW

faz.net: Großer Rückruf

17. January 2012 Leave a comment

Zehntausende VW- und BMW-Fahrer müssen mit ihren Autos in die Werkstatt. Die beiden Hersteller riefen weltweit mehr als eine halbe Million Autos zurück. Im Extremfall herrscht Brandgefahr. [mehr…]

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