US lawyers target Bosch in dieselgate case


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Alongside Volkswagen, Bosch is said to have been a “knowing and active participant” in the scheme to dodge emissions controls

The German automotive supplier Bosch worked “hand-in-glove” with Volkswagen in the dieselgate emissions scandal, according to court papers filed in the USA.

Lawyers for owners of affected vehicles in the States have filed papers with the US District Court in San Francisco, which allege that Bosch was a “knowing and active participant” in the scheme to dodge emissions controls. Bosch supplied the ECU (engine control unit) that VW programmed to recognise when an emissions test was taking place.

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Source:: Autocar