US calls for VW documents over emissions software

  • US lawmakers requested documents from Volkswagen and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the aurtomaker's illegal software used to mask emissions for certain models of its diesel cars. In a letter to Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, the bipartisan leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked VW to turn over all documents, including those "related to the development, approval, testing and use of the software" installed in its nearly 500,000 diesel cars in the US, Xinhua news agency reported. Source: IANS