German carmaker Volkswagen says it has a plan to refit diesel cars that will make them comply with emissions standards. Here, the entrance to a VW branch in Duesseldorf, Germany, is seen on Monday.
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Volkswagen diesels are shown behind a security fence on a storage lot near a VW dealership in Salt Lake City. The carmaker is reeling from a scandal over its use of devices to fool emissions tests of diesel models.
Visitors look at Volkswagen cars at the 2015 IAA Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany on Monday. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has apologized to customers over a scandal involving emissions in its diesel cars.
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Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn (left) apologized for his company's actions, saying, "We do not and will not tolerate violations of any kind of our internal rules or of the law." He's seen here on the first day of the Frankfurt Auto Show last Thursday, one day before the EPA said VW had cheated on emissions tests.
Volkswagen Jetta models — like this TDI from 2011 labeled "clean diesel" — were found to have software that cheated official emissions tests, the EPA says. More than 480,000 cars are affected.
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