Thursday, November 10, 2016

Because of the new fraud software: class action suit against Audi in America – FAZ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Was also created in gasoline engines illegal?

The Volkswagen subsidiary Audi is looming in the exhaust gas, the affair of new-court Trouble in America. The law firm Hagens Berman filed according to own data already on 8. November against the Car manufacturer, the first class-action lawsuit on behalf of car owners, according to media reports on new allegations. The law firm had also represented in the diesel manipulations plaintiff and. The new accusations it is now, however, a possible Manipulation of emission values in petrol engines with 3.0-Liter engines. Should the gearbox be affected according to the Reports, the models of A6, A8, Q5 and probably the Q7, and possibly other Audi’s with the automatic.

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“We are negotiating closely and intensively with the authorities on a solution in the interests of our customers,” said an Audi spokesman. To wanted Details, he comment. The newspaper “Bild am Sonntag” had reported going to be the gearbox software, which will also be used in vehicles in Europe, and CO2 values to manipulate. So far, it went in the exhaust gas scandal only to the emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide from diesel cars went. Audi have stopped the use of the Software in may of 2016, just before the American environmental Agency Carb’ve discovered Manipulation in an older model.

The VW subsidiary had added last year to have under American law as illegal existing Software in the case of six-cylinder Diesel engines with three liters of engine capacity built-in. A few days ago the district had declared judge Charles Breyer, Audi have made in the negotiations with the authorities on a solution for the 85,000 affected vehicles to make significant progress. He was optimistic that by the beginning of December an agreement could be achieved. Audi has put in this year to 752 million euros for the repairs and the outstanding comparison.

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