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EPA and California approve fix for 326,000 Volkswagen diesel cars

Reading time 1 min     Staff Writer | July 27, 2017
he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board approved a fix for 326,000 Volkswagen diesel cars.
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Auto industry   The fix will include hardware and software upgrades


 
The fix will include hardware and software upgrades, including replacing an emissions catalyst but will reduce vehicle fuel economy ratings by as much as 2 miles per gallon.

The world's largest automaker will still need to obtain approval for a resale plan for the 2009-2014 model diesel vehicles after making repairs - something that is expected in the coming weeks - but the fix is a significant milestone for the company that aims to move beyond its diesel emissions crisis.

 

 

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