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EPA says VW cheating software may be on more vehicles

Washington, November 21: US environmental regulators say that software allowing six-cylinder Volkswagen diesel engines to cheat on pollution tests is on more models than originally thought.

The Environmental Protection Agency on November 2 accused VW of putting the software on about 10,000 Volkswagen and Audi vehicles with 3-liter engines from the 2014 through 2016 model years.

But yesterday, the German automaker told the EPA and California Air Resources Board that the same software is on vehicles going back to the 2009 model year.

The EPA says in a statement that it will investigate and take appropriate action. Volkswagen has denied that the software allows the cars to cheat on emissions tests.

Odisha approves long-term linkage policy for bauxite

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet on Wednesday amended long-term raw material linkage policy that will facilitate Vedanta to source bauxite from Odisha ...

PNB fraud: Centre opposes plea for SIT probe

New Delhi: The Centre today opposed in the Supreme Court a PIL seeking an independent probe and deportation of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in the ...

Those cheating the banking system will be chased down: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the state will chase down those who cheat the banking system on Thursday. He added that auditors ha...

Odisha govt exploring new opportunities in cooperative sector

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has initiated the process for exploring new opportunities in the cooperative sector for generation of new employmen...