In the message the press service of the concern stated that to accurately determine the volume of violations at the moment still impossible. Carmaker Volkswagen was indicted in the U.S. in equipping its diesel vehicles software, lowered the real value of emissions of harmful substances.
BERLIN, 3 Nov. Tatyana Firsova. An internal investigation of the automaker Volkswagen has revealed that more than 800 thousand cars can be equipped with a diesel engine with a defect, said Tuesday the press service of the concern.
“According to at present, could be affected about 800 thousand cars of Volkswagen group,” — said in the message. It is reported that in the process of checking the so-called “diesel scandal” revealed that a number of cars were originally specified low emission performance.
“One thing is clear: safety car in any case does not suffer. At the same time, accurately determine the volume of violations at the moment still impossible. Economic risks according to the first estimates amount to about 2 billion Euro”, — stated in the message.
Carmaker Volkswagen was accused in mid-September in the U.S. to equip their diesel cars software, lowered the real value of emissions of harmful substances. 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 also faces a fine of up to $ 18,075 billion.