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VW Overcomes European Recall Hurdle With Approval for Passat Fix

  • Over 800,000 German Volkswagen cars now free to be repaired
  • Volkswagen initially aimed to start Passat recall in March

Volkswagen AG received approval from German regulators to recall rigged Passat sedans about three months after repairs were slated to start, clearing a hurdle in the automaker’s efforts to emerge from the emissions-cheating scandal.

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