Stephanie Bodoni and Karin Matussek

Government, Business, Fuel

VW’s Diesel Woes Mount as EU Court Adviser Attacks Defeat Device

An employee uses a power tool to secure the suspension system near the exhaust on the rear of a VW Golf GTI automobile in Wolfsburg, Germany, in March 2018. An employee uses a power tool to secure the suspension system near the exhaust on the rear of a VW Golf GTI automobile in Wolfsburg, Germany, in March 2018. (Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG’s use of technology that helped it to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests violated European Union rules, an EU legal adviser warned in the second setback for the automaker at the bloc’s highest court this month.

April 30, 2020