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Volkswagen Disputes New EPA Allegations

Jaclyn Jaeger | November 2, 2015

Investigations into the Volkswagen emissions scandal continue to widen.

The Environmental Protection Agency today issued a second “notice of violation” of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Group of America. Porsche and Porsche Cars North America also received this notice.

The notice of violation alleges that VW developed and installed a defeat device in certain VW, Audi and Porsche light-duty diesel vehicles equipped with 3.0 liter engines for model years 2014 through 2016 that increases emissions of nitrogen oxide up to nine times EPA’s standard.

The vehicles covered by the notice are the diesel versions of the 2014 VW Touareg, the 2015 Porsche Cayenne, and the 2016 Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8, A8L, and Q5.

These alleged violations are in addition to the notice of violation issued on Sept. 18 and...

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