STOCKHOLM, January 12. /Corr. Irina Dergacheva/. The Swedish authorities started an investigation against German automaker Volkswagen is on the case of frauds with cars software, lowered emissions of harmful substances. This was reported in the press release of the Prosecutor’s office of the country.
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The investigation applies to cars manufactured in Germany and imported to Sweden. These machines had to get permission to sell from the transport administration of Sweden. “This machine, manufactured in 2009-2014, were sold in Sweden,” explains the Prosecutor. The German company has already agreed to help in the investigation.
Volkswagen was at the center of a scandal after the discovery of the machines for that allows you to bypass the strict ecological standards of the USA. The investigation into the auto giant launched in several countries in Europe and Asia. 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.