FTC sues Volkswagen for false ‘clean diesel’ advertising

Volkswagen Touareg 2 TDI Clean Diesel

For years, Volkswagen promoted its TDI models under the “clean diesel” banner, portraying them as environmentally superior, due to their high fuel economy while (supposedly) meeting strict new emissions standards. We now know the company was actually using “defeat device” software to mask its diesels’ inability to meet those standards in… …read more