News Digest Item
07 Nov 2016

"U.S. regulator found another cheat device in Audi car: report"


A U.S. regulatory agency has found a new kind of device in Audi vehicles that lowers a car’s carbon dioxide emissions during testing, says Reuters news agency, citing a report by German weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag. The California Air Resources Board is said to have detected a software in a vehicle of the German carmaker that registers whether the car’s steering wheel is being moved and switches a carbon-dioxide reducing mechanism on or off accordingly, Reuters reports. Audi previously admitted using another cheating software that its parent company Volkswagen installed in more than eleven million of its vehicles.

Read the article by Reuters in English here.

Read the article by Bild am Sonntag (behind paywall) in German here.

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