September 29, 2015 Albuquerque Journal
Albuquerque Volkswagen owners are speaking out against Volkwagen and their “cheater diesel” engines. University of New Mexico freshman Alice Vernon bought her first car, Volkswagen Jetta, this summer because she “thought it would be economically speaking a good car that would last me a long time and get me really good gas mileage.” Unfortunately Vernon, along with 11 million other Volkswagens, purchased diesel engines equipped with “defeat devices” software that detected when the emissions test was being performed, allowing the engine to run cleaner than when driving.
Several owners filed lawsuits, but Santa Fe attorney John Day, of Egolf + Ferlic + Day said his firm filed the first New Mexico lawsuit.
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