The automaker charged with equipping diesel vehicles software, lowered the real value of emissions of harmful substances. The main part of vehicles with violations in the software located in Europe.
MOSCOW, 22 Oct. The Volkswagen group will have to make changes in the construction of engines of approximately three million cars of its production in Europe, before you can upgrade these cars, reports Reuters with reference to representatives of the concern.
Carmaker Volkswagen is accused of diesel equipment hire software, lowered the real value of emissions of harmful substances. The U.S. government ordered the group to withdraw 482 thousand cars of brands Volkswagen and Audi sold in the country in 2009-2015. The company could face a fine of up to 18,075 billion. However, the majority of vehicles with violations in the software located in Europe. Thus, in the EU we are talking about 8 million vehicles, globally, there are about 11 million vehicles of the Volkswagen with a fault in the software.
To install a working on cars with diesel engines volume of 1.6 liters, will be required to work under the hood, explained the representatives of Volkswagen, noting that repair vehicles with large and smaller volume of the engine is possible.
Member of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Stephan Weil previously confirmed that the company has suspended the sale of new vehicles with defective software in the European Union. The company plans to eliminate malfunctions and to return the car on sale. He also said that sales of Volkswagen in October until I hurt.