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VW UK boss apologises for emissions scandal

The head of VW cars in the UK has apologised "unreservedly" for "significantly" letting down its customers in the diesel emissions scandal.

It comes days after the American boss of VW made a 'sincere apology' over the scandal which has affected more than 11 million cars worldwide.

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French minister calls for EU inquiry into VW scandal

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has called for an EU inquiry.

Mr Sapin said inquiries had to be conducted "at a European level".

We are a European market with European rules. It is these that have to be respected. It is these that have been violated in the United States.

– Mr Sapin told Europe 1 radio

However, a European Commission spokeswoman said it was "premature to comment on whether any specific immediate surveillance measures are also necessary in Europe".

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