Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Volkswagen's emissions scandal might affect even more cars

15 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

And further down the rabbit hole we go. On top of the 11 million cars already found to be cheating on diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen has also announced that it's investigating to see if other diesel cars have similar software tweaks, the New York Times reports. Specifically, it's looking into cars with its EA 288 diesel motor. All of the cars already affected, including VW's Passat, Jetta and Golf lines, are running a separate EA 189 motor line. The news follows a Reuters report from earlier in the week which claimed the car maker actually had several different emissions cheating solutions. That would make sense if it wanted to cover several different engine types. VW has recalled all of the cars affected by the scandal so far -- some can be fixed with a mere software update, while others might require mechanical tweaks. The company has also said it might compensate its customers for the fall in value of their cars following the scandal, though it won't be offering full refunds.

[Photo credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images]

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
15 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2019 Back-to-School Guide

View
A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening

View
NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa

View
Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023

Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023

View
The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr