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Volkswagen brand sales worldwide rose to a record 6. The scandal raised awareness over the higher levels of pollution emitted by all diesel-powered vehicles from a wide range of car makers, which under real-world driving conditions exceeded legal emission limits.
If you always wanted a TDI, your only option now is to look for a used one at a dealership near you. This article needs additional citations for verification. The project was shut down in , despite preliminary tests indicating gaps between emissions from lab tests and real world tests of about 10 to 20 percent.
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