Volkswagen may withdraw from selling diesels in USA


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Ever more stringent emissions legislation means that VW is considering no longer selling diesels in America

Volkswagen may not sell diesel cars in the USA again, in the wake of the emissions scandal and amid stricter emissions legislation.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Hinrich Woebcken, head of Volkswagen’s American outfit, hinted that the automotive giant is undecided as to whether to bring diesels back to the American market.

The move makes sense, as Woebcken said the US’s ever stricter emissions standards make it difficult for diesel car makers to meet legal requirements, which correlates with Volkswagen’s renewed enthusiasm for hybrid …read more

Source:: Autocar