The EU urged its 28 member states to launch national investigations into whether vehicles comply with European pollution rules, in the wake of revelations that Volkswagen cheated in emission tests on its diesel cars.
"The (European) Commission calls on national authorities to look into the implications for vehicles sold in Europe and ensure that EU pollutant emission standards are scrupulously respected," a statement from EU Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said.
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