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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The VW logo is seen at the site of the first hearing of a consumer group’s class action suit on behalf of Volkswagen owners against VW over the diesel emissions cheating scandal, at the Higher Regional Court in Braunschweig, Germany, September
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Software used by Volkswagen AG (OTC:) to alter pollutant emissions based on the outside temperature and altitude breaches EU law and cannot be justified by its role to protect the engine, an adviser to the EU’s top court said on Thursday.
Judges at the Court of Justice of the European Union typically follow opinions of the advocate general, but are not bound to do so.
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