Dieselgate: EU Research Suggests Defeat Device In Brand-new Audi A3

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Tests conducted by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission “suggest that Audi has manipulated the diesel engine of its best-seller A3,” Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung wrote today in an exclusive report. The findings are explosive far beyond Volkswagen: Germany’s regulator Kraftfahrtbundesamt also tested the Audi’s diesel-powered A3, and gave it a clean bill of health – after “apparently omitting crucial tests,” the paper writes. EU politicians speak of collusion between governments and automakers.

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