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Diesel scandal: VW may convert 460 000 Other Vehicles – FOCUS Online

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Volkswagen may 460 000 more convert vehicles technically affected by diesel scandal.

the Kraftfahrtbundesamt have the repair solutions released, VW said in Wolfsburg on Sunday. If it were a car with small 1.2-liter engine, such as in the models Volkswagen Polo and Seat Ibiza. The owners would now be asked to contact a workshop in conjunction. “The vehicles meet after retrofitting all legal requirements,” said VW.

For 1.2-liter engine VW had initially announced a start of the workshop actions from 30 May in a customer letter. Later it was said that this part will “start delayed” until. Later this year, the company wants to bring the conversion of all manipulated diesel models in Europe on the path. Whether VW it but just as originally planned complete the action even in 2016, is uncertain


VW had worldwide using software emission levels manipulated by eleven million diesel vehicles – which had introduced in September 2015, the US environmental Protection agency. Shortly thereafter, VW CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned.

Now the 69-year-old was planning to return in the economy, wrote “Bild am Sonntag”. The former top managers subject several offers from Dax -Konzernen for supervisory board and of scientific institutes before


One condition true: Thus did the US law firm Jones Day, which examines the diesel scandal at the carmaker VW-order, no personal guilt winter grain in the case stated. A VW spokesman said on Sunday: “The ongoing investigations of Jones Day, we give no comment.” The report of the firm is not expected before the end of the year

VW must million vehicles recall worldwide and has. already agreed with the US authorities on penalties in the billions. In Germany, Volkswagen faces various actions for damages, which also go together in the billions. Moreover, criminal investigations are conducted in the United States, this involves, inter alia, violations of environmental law about.

VW major shareholder Lower Saxony refused Winterkorn at the AGM discharge. The Braunschweig public prosecutor’s office since June, due to possible market manipulation against Winterkorn and the reigning Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess.


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