Reply to post: Re: Well....

VW's Audi suspends two engineers in air pollution cheatware probe

Chris Miller

Re: Well....

Engine management software is safety critical - if it goes wrong, uncommanded acceleration for example, it can kill people. If two engineers can put their heads together and make changes that get implemented on production motors, VW have far bigger problems than fiddling their emissions test.

They can't, of course. Most companies, you can't even apply a manufacturer's patch to the mail server without numerous change committees and fifteen different managers signing off on it. This is just standard CYA attempts by C-level execs, which (hopefully) won't fool the folks investigating this problem.

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