BERLIN, October 14. /Corr. Anton Dolgunov/. German auto giant Volkswagen has denied media reports, according to which the manipulation of software to circumvent environmental regulations, mixed with 30 company managers.
“This number has no basis,” – said today the representative of the concern.
Previously, the online newspaper SpiegelOnline told about the results of internal audit at Volkswagen: about three dozen managers allegedly knew about the fact that the software in diesel engines did not meet the standards.
Volkswagen was at the center of a scandal after the discovery in the car group, which allows you to bypass strict ecological standards of the USA. The investigation into the auto giant launched in several countries in Europe and Asia. Because of the scandal, lost his job, the head of the concern Martin Winterkorn. In addition, according to media reports, the resignation has been decided the Chairman of the company Skoda Winfried Faland.
As noted in the press release Volkswagen, the problem of falsifying data environmental tests on the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases of vehicles affected to 11 million cars worldwide. On German roads, of which there are 2.8 million, and it is not only about cars but also about commercial – pickups, light trucks, minibuses.