Volkswagen Emissions Rigging Could Be In Earlier Models

By MarketWatch Pulse

Volkswagen AG company is investigating whether emissions-cheating software was installed on a second engine, according to a report from German newswire DPA International and The New York Times. The car maker is looking at an early version of the EA 288 diesel engine, which was introduced in 2012, as spokesman told DPA, adding that the current EA288 diesel engine isn't affected. Volkswagen last month admitted to using software in 11 million of its vehicles worldwide to cheat on emissions tests. The Volkswagen spokesman didn't give any specifics about how many engines could be affected in the second probe. Volkswagen could not be reached for comment. In Frankfurt, shares of Volkswagen rose 1.1%.

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