German Government Wants Mechanical Changes to Some Diesel Models

FRANKFURT, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The German government wants carmakers to offer mechanical modifications to engine and exhaust systems for some models, Der Spiegel reported on Saturday. The new government position was agreed by experts and civil servants of the German transport ministry in an effort to prevent bans on diesel cars in some cities. The move would be a break with a less costly software-only overhaul agreed just months ago. In August, German politicians and car bosses agreed to ...

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