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Congress May Seek New VW Emissions-Cheating Probe

  • Automaker’s executives could be asked to testify in Washington
  • Lawmakers seeking information on fresh allegations of cheating
Volkswagen AG Diesel Engines As VW Seeks Way Out Of Scandal Over Manipulation Of Vehicle Emissions

Photographer: Miles Willis/Bloomberg

Congress should investigate new allegations that Volkswagen AG diesel cars were sold overseas with rigged software after the company’s $14.7 billion settlement of a cheating scandal in the U.S., a Republican lawmaker said Wednesday.

A new probe is "almost inevitable," Representative Darrell Issa of California, the former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said in a phone interview.