MADRID, October 28. /Corr. Ekaterina Vorobyeva/. National high court of Spain to investigate the case against German automaker Volkswagen, which has installed on Board computers of vehicles with diesel engines software, lowered the real value of emissions of harmful substances. This was reported on Wednesday the local media.
According to them, a company representative must appear in court on 10 November of the current year.
Previously, the company Seat, which is a subsidiary of the German company, admitted that some vehicles have engines EA189 Volkswagen. As informed then mass-media, the software to under-reporting, environmental tests on the content of harmful substances in the exhaust gases was set at 700 thousand car Seat.
The investigation into the auto giant has already launched in Europe, USA and Asia. So, the American government ordered the group to withdraw 482 thousand cars of brands Volkswagen and Audi sold in the country in 2009-2015. The company may also face a fine of up to $18 billion.
According to Volkswagen, falsifying environmental tests on the content of harmful substances of exhaust gases of vehicles with diesel engines affect up to 11 million cars worldwide.