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  • There's trouble in Volkswagen paradise as Porsche begins litigation against its sister-brand Audi, alleging that the auto manufacturer's role in the Dieselgate scandal has cost the luxury automaker upwards of $234 million, Reuters reports.In 2015, Volkswagen group admitted fault in manipulating emission tests with illegal emission-cheating software baked into its diesel-powered vehicles sold through the United States and Europe after a group of researchers exposed irregularities in testing to the California Air Resources Board. Shortly after, more and more manufacturers became subject of different sub-investigations to determine if any of the vehicles produced by the companies included a similar software-based defeat.Volkswagen was forced to recall and buy back affected cars in the United States not long after, ultimately resulting in a total global cost of $15 billion. Earlier this year, the first batch of recalled cars left to rot were finally repaired and certified for r..

    Dieselgate Stirs Controversy as Porsche Seeks $235 Million in Damages from Audi

    There's trouble in Volkswagen paradise as Porsche begins litigation against its sister-brand Audi, alleging that the auto manufacturer's role in the Dieselgate scandal has cost the luxury automaker upwards of $234 million, Reuters reports.In 2015, Volkswagen group admitted fault in manipulating emission tests with illegal emission-cheating software baked into its diesel-powered vehicles sold through the United States and Europe after a group of researchers exposed irregularities in testing to the California Air Resources Board. Shortly after, more and more manufacturers became subject of different sub-investigations to determine if any of the vehicles produced by the companies included a similar software-based defeat.Volkswagen was forced to recall and buy back affected cars in the United States not long after, ultimately resulting in a total global cost of $15 billion. Earlier this year, the first batch of recalled cars left to rot were finally repaired and certified for r..
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