The 3-liter, V-6 engine is used in several Audi models as well as the Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg SUVs.
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Volkswagen AG's U.S. sales rose 5.8 percent in October, the first full month since the automaker admitted to cheating on diesel emissions tests, as increased discounts minimized lost sales.October deliveries for the Volkswagen brand rose to 30,387, led by a doubling of sales of the Tiguan SUV, a 25-percent increase for Passat and a 40-percent gain by the Golf line.Deliveries of the compact A3, which was the luxury unit's only model that was sometimes equipped with the 2-liter diesel engine that the automaker admitted used a defeat device to cheat emissions tests, rose 15 percent.The 3-liter, V-6 engine is used in the several Audi models, as well as the Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg SUVs.Before the scandal, the namesake brand was getting more than 20 percent of its U.S. deliveries from diesels.On Nov. 2, the EPA expanded its investigation to include some 3-liter diesel models from the company's Porsche division as well as VW and Audi.
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