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Bosch Allegedly Sought VW Legal Cover for Defeat Device

  • U.S. consumers claim Bosch conspired with VW on diesel cheat
  • VW has agreed to $16.5 billion in emissions fraud settlements

Robert Bosch GmbH asked Volkswagen AG eight years ago to indemnify it for using the emissions-cheating defeat device the supplier helped the automaker create for its diesel engines, U.S. car owners said in a new version of their lawsuit against both companies.

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