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Volkswagen has come under immense global scrutiny for its willful negligence with regards to cheating emissions regulations with its diesel engines. In the United States alone, over 480,000 Volkswagen- and Audi-branded vehicles have “defeat devices” installed that allow the 2.0-liter TDI engine to pass Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions tests with flying colors under controlled testing. However, those same diesel engines emit up to 40 times the level of nitrogen oxides (NOx) that are legally permissible when operating on public roads. When the dust is settled, Volkswagen will likely have to retrofit roughly 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide with revised engine software and/or... Read more...