South Korea Orders Recall After Finding Volkswagen Cheated on Emissions – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Thursday, November 26, 2015

SEOUL—The South Korean government Thursday ordered Volkswagen AG to recall more than 125,000 diesel-powered cars sold in the country after it found the German car maker installed emissions-cheating software in the vehicles.

A two-month investigation into several models made by Volkswagen and its premium Audi unit showed the vehicles used illegal “defeat-device” software to bypass stringent diesel emissions tests, the Ministry of…

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