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2.1 mn Audi cars affected by emissions scandal

  • A total of 2.1 million Audi cars were affected by the emissions cheating scandal, the German company said on Monday. The Audi vehicles fitted with cheating software include 1.42 million vehicles in western Europe, among which 577,000 are in Germany, and 13,000 in the US, media reports quoted a spokesman of the company as saying. Audi's parent company Volkswagen Group earlier admitted that a total of 11 million cars were involved in the emissions cheating scandal. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found the software on VW diesel cars showed false emission data. (Source: IANS)