Carmakers Lobby To Keep Software Secret, Despite VW Emission Scandal

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

The software that allowed Volkswagen diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests was not found by government regulators. Instead, its effects were discovered by researchers at West Virginia University, working with the International Council on Clean Transportation. Confronted with on-road emission levels far higher than its test results, VW finally… …read more