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VW, California regulator start testing pollution fix in diesel cars

Carmaker's proposed fixes, if approved, could help it avoid buying back as many as 475,000 diesel cars sold in the US

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Volkswagen must show it can improve the performance of the non-compliant vehicles to within 80 to 90 per cent of the pollution standards.

Los Angeles

VOLKSWAGEN AG (VW) and the California Air Resources Board (Carb) will begin testing hardware and software that could help the German carmaker avoid buying back as many as 475,000 diesel cars sold in the United States with improperly designed pollution controls, the head of the