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VW, Audi Sued Over Allegedly Flawed Start/Stop in Audi Models

July 10, 2020, 7:09 PM

Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and Audi AG sold more than a dozen vehicle models with a flawed start/stop feature that causes loss of control of the vehicle, a proposed class suit in Virginia federal court says.

Start/stop systems automatically shut down and restart the engine to reduce the amount of time spent idling, thereby reducing fuel consumption and emissions when a vehicle is stopped in traffic or otherwise not moving.

But all 2017–2020 Audi models equipped with start/stop systems, other than hybrid vehicles, have defective systems that cause engine shutdown too early when slowing, and restart too late when...

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