Volkswagen may convert 460 000 more vehicles technically affected by diesel scandal. The Federal Motor Transport Authority have approved the rectification solutions, 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 it VW but manages to complete the action as initially planned in 2016, is uncertain. VW had manipulated world using software emission levels of around eleven million diesel vehicles – which had the American Environmental Protection Agency Posted in September, 2015. 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 before several offers from DAX companies for supervisory board and of scientific institutes. A condition is satisfied: Thus did the American 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. In the United States also criminal investigations are conducted, 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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