Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) decides on remember for influenced EA 189 diesel vehicles


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• Volkswagen welcomes KBA decision
• Vehicle owners will be notified
• Current era of EA 288 diesel engines not affected

Volkswagen welcomes a quick preference by a Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) to exercise a calendar and devise of measures submitted final week by arising a recall. This preference gives business clarity with courtesy to a continued unlimited use of a vehicles.

The Volkswagen Group will remember a sum of approximately 8.5 million vehicles in Europe (EU28 markets), including some 2.4 million vehicles in Germany, according to KBA. Outside a EU28, any particular nation will explain in fact that emissions classes of a EA 189 engine are in fact affected.

Volkswagen will hit business and surprise them direct. In addition, any Volkswagen customer, for example, can revisit a German website www.volkswagen.de/info set adult on Oct 2, 2015 and enter a framework array of their car to find out true divided either they are affected. Similar patron websites are active in a other EU countries and for a Audi, SEAT and Škoda brands.

Work on a technical solutions minute in a devise of measures is now move during full speed. Remedial movement on a vehicles will start in Jan 2016 – during no cost to a customers. The technical solutions can engage program as good as hardware measures. These are now being grown for any influenced array and any influenced indication year. All measures will initial be presented to a obliged authorities. Volkswagen will subsequently surprise a owners of these vehicles over a subsequent weeks and months.

Customers now have clarity with courtesy to a continued unlimited use of a vehicles. All of a vehicles influenced sojourn technically protected and roadworthy.

The stream inheritor era of EA 288 diesel engines (in use given 2012) is not affected.

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