New Cheating Software Discovered on Volkswagen Group 3.0-Liter Diesel Engines

By Larry E. Hall U.S. officials have discovered three new unapproved software programs that allows cheating of pollution controls on Volkswagen’s 3.0-liter diesel engines made by Audi Reuters is reporting.
The news originated from German news weekly Bild am Sonntag, which did not reveal its source for the information.
The engine is made by Volkswagen Group’s Audi division and is used in the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg SUVs.
The software allows the turbocharged direct-injection engine to shut down its emissions control systems after about 22 minutes of driving, allowing the vehicles to pass government emissions tests.
Typically, government emissions tests last for around 20 minutes.
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