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    Oh no not again!

    https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2019/...gine-New-Cheat

    Diesel-gate 2.0 Continues: New Engine, New Cheat?

    Well, today comes a new scandal with a new engine, the EA288 (english coverage), which was designed to replace the EA189. Internal VW documents acquired and reviewed by SWR over the course of a Dieselgate lawsuit relate to the vehicles’ new AdBlue (urea) injection system, which is used to reduce emissions. According to the documents, the software for the engine was designed to detect the NEDC emissions testing, and if so, increase the amount of AdBlue it would inject, but otherwise reduce it in order to reduce AdBlue consumption to levels acceptable to consumers.


    Volkswagen denies that its new engine contains any defeat software. “We investigated this topic since 2015 and the results of all investigations and measurements confirm to our current knowledge, the realization that the use of driving curves in the EA288 engine have no impact on compliance with emission limits.” Yet the internal documents lay out a detailed cheat plan, from how to detect the cycle to the exact dosings of AdBlue if detected vs. if not detected.
    The EA288 engine is found in hundreds of thousands of cars, including the Golf, Tiguan and Passat.
    The current case related to the EA288 is still active, vs. the previous EA189 scandal which was confirmed in the judgement of the court, and which Volkswagen is appealing. These revelations come at a bad time for Volkswagen, who since Dieselgate has pursued a strategy of focusing on statutes of limitations to avoid liability to customers who sued the company over its former defeat devices. Since the recent incidents would comprise new cheats, their presence has the ability to reset the clock on the statute of limitations.
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    Jack: Just to put your post references in perspective -

    US settlement as per HERE = $US14.7 billion ($AU19.22 billion) for an estimated "475,000 polluting diesel vehicles". So, the compensation is about $40,500/car (AUD)


    Australia settlement as per HERE =AU$127 million for "about 100,000 Australian consumers". Assuming that each consumer owns one car (roughly), the compensation is about $1,300/car (AUD)

    How do you explain this?

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    IDK?

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    https://www.google.com/amp/s/techxpl...wsuit-home.amp

    Volkswagen faces first mass diesel lawsuit on home turf
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    Looks like VAG's sack dropped.
    VW rejects judge's plea to settle German diesel case
    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49878247
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    https://www.theguardian.com/business...ens-in-germany

    Volkswagen emissions scandal: mass lawsuit opens in Germany

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    https://europe.autonews.com/automake...rt-report-says


    VW ruling on Czech diesel compensation is invalidated by higher court, report says
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