Volkswagen Executives Already Knew Cars Were Less Fuel Efficient

Posted: Nov 30 2015, 6:33am CST | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

Volkswagen executives Already Knew Cars Were Less Fuel Efficient
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  • Volkswagen executives knew cars were less fuel efficient!

Bild am Sonntag recently reported in the Sunday paper the executives at VW were in on the lie for a whole year.

Recently a report was published in the Sunday paper. According to the report the executives at Volkswagen have been a part of a lie for a year. The VW executives knew the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient.

The cars had been stated as officially being more fuel efficient. The report was written by Bild am Sonntag, however he does not disclose his source. In Early November Volkswagen revealed that it had understated the level of carbon dioxide emissions.

They also revealed their fuel usage efficiency in around 800,000 cars were false. The VW cars were sold mainly in Europe. According to Sonntag the executives knew about the falsification the entire time.

Previously Volkswagen was found to contain initially centered on software. The software was designed to artificially suppress nitrogen oxide emissions in a test setting. The scandal is going to cost Volkswagen billions in collateral. The VW vehicles emitted more diesel emissions than was allowed by federal regulators.

Volkswagen executives claim they just uncovered the false CO2 emissions labeling, according to Reuters. The step was part of efforts by Volkswagen to clear up the diesel emissions scandal.

The report by Bild am Sonntag however contradicts the assertion by Volkswagen. Volkswagen spokesman has declined to comment on whether the executives had knowledge about the matter.

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