In the pursuit a complete solutions for its diesel vehicles in the United States the competent US judge has increased the pressure on the Volkswagen Group. Until October 24, VW must submit the necessary documents to clarify the situation with the US Environmental Protection Agency EPA
Report. Bosch is massively in be involved VW exhaust scandal
Wednesday 07 September, 01:07 : When auto supplier Bosch there according to media reports evidence that the company heavily in VW is implicated exhaust scandal. The Stuttgart-based company has for years helped develop the software, which has allowed the manipulation, reported on Tuesday evening NDR, WDR and “Süddeutsche Zeitung”. The trader had been present clear that the developed shutdown was banned in the US.
The media refer to a present in the US application of VW customers against Bosch. In her most were blackened to Bosch essential points. These redactions were now canceled, whereby a letter of June 2008 it became known. This urge Bosch from VW Group, exempt him from liability.
Bosch has reportedly in the letter expressly states that the use of a sleep function when exhaust gas tests in the United States is prohibited. In addition, the suppliers warn you that the so-equipped vehicles could lose the software their approval.
Bosch explained reportedly to request that the company basically not external to ongoing investigations. It is being worked on a statement of defense. In the past, the Group had declared responsibility for the software lies with VW.
VW had given a year ago to have used in around eleven million diesel vehicles an illegal software. This suppresses a shutdown on emissions from exhaust gas testing
exhaust repairs. VW launches recall for 630,000 cars with the Porsche Macan
Monday 05 September, 05:35 : As a consequence of the VW scandal now come also promised exhaust repairs for up to 630,000 cars from German manufacturers in transition. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has released the first upgrading of the SUV Macan Porsche, as the German Press Agency learned from the Federal Ministry of Transport. Affected are 10,500 approved diesel vehicles. By retrofitting the emission control is to work as early as five degrees outside in full – and not only as far over 17 degrees. This will also draw on all models of the type that are newly registered.
The conversion of the Macan, which may start now, is the first step of a ” voluntary “recall, the Minister Alexander Dobrindt (CSU) had announced in April. He had first announced in the magazine “Focus” that the Macan will now receive the release.
background are re-measurements of the KBA as part of the VW scandal. This did not result in 22 of 53 cars from different manufacturers have doubts about whether a down-regulation of the emission at lower temperatures must be given to the protection of the motor. The affected German manufacturer said for 630000 vehicles improvements under service actions.
Regardless of the KBA Volkswagen is committed to a booted recall of 2.4 million diesel vehicles. Here a prohibited software must be removed, tampered with the exhaust gas values.
The new settings when Porsche Macan will cause the affected vehicles some 32 tonnes of nitrogen oxide emitting less per year according to the ministry.
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