The Volkswagen emissions scandal expands in scope, likely including gas cars in addition to diesels. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.
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[00:00:00] The Volkswagen emissions scandal expands in scope, likely including gas cars in addition to diesels. I'm Adam Morath and this is your Autoblog Minute.

Things appear to be getting worse at VW. The German automotive group said Tuesday that its internal investigation revealed irregularities in CO2 emissions certifications that could affect approximately 800,000 vehicles. VW estimates an economic risk of 2 billion euro or roughly

[00:00:30] 2.17 billion US dollars.

VW claims that the majority of vehicles affected have diesel engines. Industry analysts say a 1.4-liter gas engine is also affected.

VW CEO Matthias Müller called the investigations a painful process, and pledged to stop at nothing and nobody in pursuit of the truth.

These latest CO2 revelations add to the broader diesel emissions scandal that sees halted sales of some diesel-powered Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche models. For Autoblog, I'm Adam Morath.

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