US Volkswagen chief admits knew of emissions problem in 2014

Volkswagen has announced its plans to fix vehicles with the emissions busting software, saying it would take until the end of next year for the issue to be resolvedThe US head of Volkswagen prepared to apologize to Congress Thursday over the “deeply troubling” pollution scandal as it emerged he knew of a potential problem with vehicle emissions as early as spring 2014. Horn said he was also told by his staff at that time that US authorities could conduct tests for so-called “defeat devices”, which release lower levels of emissions under testing.

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