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The New York Times and Stuttgarter Zeitung: Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW indirectly involved in a new scandal

Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW have provided funding to a group of researchers who, among other things, conducted research into the effects of diesel emissions in Germany. The three automakers claim they did not know how the experiments would run. Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW, three of Germany’s most important carmakers, are at the heart of a new scandal that broke out ...

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How carmakers vitiate with 40% real fuel consumption figures. “Volkswagen scandal is just the tip of the iceberg”

Transport & Environment Association (ETA) published a study revealing the ways in which the cars are “doped” to consume 40% less than the official tests emission and fuel consumption. The biggest differences are for Daimler, Peugeot-Citroen and General Motors. A recent study recognized by the European Commission demonstrates what was already known: the new cars sold in Europe emit and consume ...

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Dieselgate News: 2.1 mil Audi and 1.2 mil Skoda cars are affected worldwide

Audi confirmed that more than two million cars already sold worldwide have installed the software that fools emission testing. A quarter of them were bought by German clients. Skoda officials confirmed the existence of 1.2 million cars worldwide that are equipped with engines that are in the same situation. DIESELGATE Audi – 2.1 million cars affected Once the Volkswagen Group ...

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The Volkswagen crisis: everything you need to know about “Dieselgate”

Car-addicts.com gives you a summary of all the vital information of the unfolding of the Volkswagen situation – aka Dieselgate, the German car manufacturer has manipulated its diesel engine emissions on the official consumer tests. September 18 • KEY MOMENT: VW Group is charged with evidence by the US Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) that has manipulated consumption and emissions tests ...

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Dieselgate continues: When a journalists’ lie costs € 6 billion

BMW were accused yesterday by the AutoBild Germany that they are in the same situation with Volkswagen with the BMW X3 2.0 diesel engine that emits 11 times more than the legal limits. The German journalists later rectified the information, but BMW had already fallen by 10% on the stock exchange. The Volkswagen crisis, or Dieselgate, gets in some cases ...

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