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VW admits cheating in US but not in Europe

Carmaker says its practices are legal under European rules

MR MUELLER: He denied in a radio interview that VW had lied to US regulators, only to backpedal to some degree in a subsequent interview.


VOLKSWAGEN (VW) is staking out an aggressive response to its emissions-testing crisis in Europe, where most of the affected vehicles were sold, by essentially saying: We didn't cheat here.

The company's system to trick, or "defeat", pollution tests, which VW has admitted...