German Regulators Deem VW Diesel Emission Software A 'Defeat Device,' Deepening Crisis

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The Volkswagen diesel emission scandal deepened on Tuesday as German regulators ruled that software to evade the use of emission-control systems constituted an illegal "defeat device." Known by its initials KBA, the German Federal Motor Transport Authority issued its decision in an e-mail--though the extent of penalties to which VW could be...