They must be using it as a test site for more than just that because I'd think different emissions equipment still would not explain why our computers are encrypted differently than theirs.
Originally Posted by floydarogers
Starting in 2014 (or before) the Euro cars will be the same as ours. That is when their emissions requirements catch up to ours. The reality is (and I think others here agree) that BMW and MB and Audi/VW have been using the US/CA for a beta test site for the new emissions systems required soon over there.
--Admiral Aaron Rouse