Blame Game

Volkswagen’s House of Cards

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VW Touareg is being tested by the U.S.-authority EPA.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    As the world’s second-largest carmaker tries to work its way out of the Dieselgate mess, bad blood between Volkswagen and its subsidiaries is adding to the chaos at the company.

  • Facts


    • About 85,000 VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles sold in the United States were found to be equipped with diesel engines rigged with emissions-cheating software.
    • Luxury unit Audi accounts for about 40 percent of the Volkswagen Group’s profits.
    • Volkswagen has set aside €6.7 billion to recall and repair the millions of cars affected by Dieselgate.
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