25 Sep '15, 12pm

rt @pursuitist BMW Issues Statement on Diesel Emissions #luxury

rt @pursuitist BMW Issues Statement on Diesel Emissions #luxury

After the VW/Audi bombshell in which they admitted cheating on emissions tests, other manufacturers are trying to calm consumers’ fears about their diesel engines. For those who are not aware, VW engineers created software that only had certain emission controls active while they were being tested. Under normal driving conditions many systems were turned off thus improving performance and creating a more satisfying car to drive. I certainly enjoyed the performance of the Audi A3 TDI I drove this summer. Little did I know that my Audi “Clean Diesel” test car was anything but. The result of VW’s malfeasance is that their TDI engines put as much as 40 times more pollutants in the air than allowed. VW’s Chairman, Martin Winterkorn, has already resigned over this scandal and several other executives and managers are rumored to be ousted very soon. In a meeting I attended with J...

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