Volkswagen creation swell as designed with initial call of technical measures for diesel engines


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• After 3 weeks doing of measures on over half of a affected
  Amarok vehicles already completed
• Volkswagen Passat to be next
• Implementation runs smoothly

Only 3 weeks after doing of a technical measures for EA189 engines influenced by a NOx emanate commenced a Volkswagen Group has already successfully finished alteration of over 50 percent of a initial call in Germany. By Thursday, new engine control program had been commissioned in some 4,300 Volkswagen Amarok. The car now meets a boundary compulsory to approve with a EU5 emissions standard.

In Dec 2015, a Volkswagen Group presented specific technical measures to a Germen Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) for a EA189 engines influenced by a NOx issue. As agreed, Volkswagen began implementing a measures during a finish of Jan for engines with a ability of 2.0 liters.

Over a subsequent few months, a measures will also be implemented on engines with 1.2 and 1.6-liter capacities. Volkswagen started with a Amarok during a finish of January. The Volkswagen Passat with a influenced 2.0-liter engines will follow in March. Modification of a 1.2-liter engines is scheduled for a finish of a second quarter. Completing a recall, a measures for vehicles with a 1.6-liter engine will be carried out from a third entertain of 2016.

A program refurbish is designed for a 1.2-liter, 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter EA189 engines. The pristine labor time for this will be reduction than half an hour, as has been reliable by a measures carried out on a Amarok. For a 1.6-liter engine a upsurge rectifier will additionally be propitious to a intake channel with a approaching labor time, thorough of program update, of only underneath 45 minutes.

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