Volkswagen starts implementing technical measures for EA189 diesel engines in Europe


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• In Berlin German Minister of Transport, Alexander Dobrindt, and Chairman
  of a Board of Management Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand,
  Dr Herbert Diess, listened some-more about a unsentimental doing of a measures
• An critical step towards resolution a NOx emissions emanate in Europe
• The initial indication is a Volkswagen Amarok, a Passat will follow shortly

In Dec 2015, a Volkswagen Group presented specific technical measures to a German 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 litres. Over a subsequent few months, a measures will also be implemented on a engines with 1.2 and 1.6-litre capacities. Today, German Minister of Transport, Alexander Dobrindt, and Chairman of a Board of Management Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand, Dr Herbert Diess, met in Berlin and in a seminar of a Volkswagen dealership found out some-more about a unsentimental doing of a program refurbish for a 2.0 TDI engine. Volkswagen is starting with a Amarok, with a Passat to follow shortly.

“The start of a remember is holding us a good step forwards”, says Dr Herbert Diess. “Our business are removing a good technical resolution for their automobile and can also rest on discerning doing of a modification.”

Customer-friendly solutions were an critical aspect in building a technical measures. For fit doing a influenced car models have been put into several groups. Only once a KBA has checked and reliable a due measures are a business influenced being contacted and sensitive about a recall. In a second minute a car owners will be requested to arrange an appointment with a Volkswagen partner. In terms of time, a doing of a magnitude will extend opposite a whole of 2016.

A program refurbish is designed for a 1.2-litre, 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre EA189 engines. The pristine work time for this will be reduction than half an hour. For a 1.6-litre engine a upsurge rectifier will additionally be propitious in a intake channel with approaching work time, thorough of program update, of only underneath 45 minutes.

The remember has now begun with a 2.0 TDI engine in a Volkswagen Amarok. The designation of this new engine control program means that a Amarok now meets a boundary compulsory to approve with a EU5 emissions standard. The aim of Volkswagen was always to safeguard that these measures do not outcome in a change to a fuel economy figures, opening total or CO2 or sound emissions of a vehicles affected. In a box of a Amarok, a Federal Motor Transport Authority has reliable that this design has been entirely achieved.

Following in a few weeks’ time, in further to a variants of a Passat, will be other models with a influenced 2.0 TDI engines as well. Modification of a 1.2-litre engines influenced is scheduled for a finish of a second quarter. Completing a recall, a measures for vehicles with a 1.6-litre engine will be carried out from a third entertain of 2016.

At a same time a doing of a technical measures will embark in other European countries in agreement with a obliged authorities and in suitability with a inhabitant requirements.

The vehicles continue to be technically protected and roadworthy and can therefore continue to be driven in highway trade but any limitations.

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