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US Accuses Volkswagen of Evading Clean Air Laws

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered German automaker Volkswagen to recall nearly 500,000 vehicles for intentionally violating clean air laws. The EPA said Friday that Volkswagen has installed so-called "defeat device" software in its diesel-powered cars that only turn on its pollution emissions controls when the car is undergoing mandatory testing, meaning the controls are completely off during everyday driving.   The agency says the cars emit nitrogen...

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