VW denies the installation of defective software on cars with 3-liter engine


MOSCOW, 3 Nov. German automaker Volkswagen has denied the accusations of the us Agency for environmental protection (EPA) to install defective software for cars with 3-litre engine, reports Agence France Press.

EPA previously stated that the automaker Volkswagen has installed the software, conservative data on emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere, into the VW, Audi and Porsche 2014-2016 model years with three-liter diesel engine. In particular, EPA found that the violations cover the diesel versions of the VW Touareg model year 2014, Porsche Cayenne 2015 model year, and Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8, A8L, and Q5 2016 model year. In General, according to the EPA, the U.S. has sold 10 thousand such cars from model year 2014.

“Volkswagen emphasizes that no program that would properly changed (the results of the tests on the pollution — ed.) was not installed on three-liter engine V6”, — reports the Agency with reference to the statement by the automaker.

Volkswagen was accused by the U.S. Agency for environmental protection (EPA) and California air resources Board (CARB) in their 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 may also face a fine of up to $ 18,075 billion.