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EPA Orders Volkswagen To Recall 482,000 Diesel Cars For Cheating On Emissions

The New York Times reports Volkswagen has been ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to recall 482,000 diesel cars in the U.S. over software they say was intentionally designed to circumvent smog regulations. Read more...
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