Media: Volkswagen, releasing cars with a correction FOR violated EU law

BERLIN, October 18. /Corr. Vyacheslav Filippov/. The Volkswagen group, producing diesel cars with software (SOFTWARE) to circumvent environmental regulations, violated European law. As reported by the newspaper Bild am Sonntag, stated in a letter sent on Friday by the Minister of transport and digital infrastructure of Germany Alexander Dobrindt their colleagues from EU countries.

According to the publication, Dobrindt pointed out in his message at the conclusion of the Federal office of road transport which came to the conclusion that in the case of installed on the number of models IN a speech, according to one of the articles of the EU regulation 715/2007 (regulates, inter alia, repair, servicing cars and certified for compliance with the EU norms, – approx.), “invalid programs”.

“The concern now can expect demands for reparations and judicial proceedings throughout Europe”, – quotes Bild am Sonntag in Germany, a leading expert in the field of automotive Ferdinand States.

Volkswagen was at the center of a scandal after the discovery in the car group, which allows you to bypass 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 of exhaust gases of cars affected up to 11 million cars worldwide.