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What We Learned This Week About The Volkswagen Scandal

Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on Thursday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on Thursday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

On Thursday, Volkswagen’s U.S. executive Michael Horn apologized before a congressional committee for the deception over software that evades emissions tests. The automaker is mired in an emissions cheating scandal that affects half a million cars in the U.S. and 11 million around the world.

There’s also news today that federal and California regulators are investigating a second computer program in Volkswagen diesel cars that also impacts emissions controls.  Mike Regan of Bloomberg News joins  Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson with details.

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