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Frank Pallone, Jr.

US House panel asks Volkswagen, EPA for emissions info

WASHINGTON _ Leaders of a U.S. House panel expected to hold a hearing in the coming weeks on Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal sent a letter to the automaker Tuesday requesting information, including documents detailing VW's development of software that apparently allowed it to get around air emissions testing.tmpplchld In the letter to Michael Horn, Volkswagen Group of America's president and CEO, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., and the panel's top ranking Democrat, Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey, asked the automaker for records relating to emissions tests as well as documents "related to the development, approval, testing and...