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nndb Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal growing even bigger on Tuesday the company saying it understated the amount of greenhouse gases being released from about eight hundred thousand cars and for the first time acknowledged the problem is not limited to diesel engines , Reuters transportation editor Joe white this just adds up being new dimension because now we're talking about the gasoline engines first of all we show our about half maybe left after built in Europe overall arm out of a much larger percentage of sales in the United States , there has been they have not both like it has not said that they are either they have a problem with this in the United States on but the fact that they've admitted you are understating carbon dioxide emissions in Europe is certainly going to our ways more questions among the U. S. regulators were already on pursuing them or are misstating and cheating on diesel emission tests , Volkswagen has already admitted to installing software meant to cheat admissions hat for nitrogen oxide on eleven million diesel part worldwide Tuesday new disclosure not only experienced the types of engines with issues but also at the risk of another pollutant carbon dioxide which poses a bigger threat to the , why can't you much more scrutiny much more investigation much more regulatory compliance costs , armed and and and it it will expand challenge that Volkswagen have to reestablish its credibility on all those products Volkswagen saying the latest findings could cost the company about two point two billion dollars some analysts estimate that lawsuit spying and vehicle recalls stemming from the scandal could ultimately called at market thirty eight billion dollars