Volkswagen discontinues delivery of diesel cars in America

Volkswagen discontinues delivery of diesel cars in America

World October 8, 2015 12:18

- Volkswagen cars to be delivered next year withdrawn the application for licenses in the United States. According to a written statement from Volkswagen CEO Michael Horn in the US is so because the cars contain software that is not reported to the American and Californian environmental services.

With the software, the emission values ​​of diesel engines can be manipulated. These are cars 2016 models Beetle, Jetta, Golf and Passat with a four-cylinder diesel engine. According to the American environmental agency EPA have also certified applications for new models of the Audi A3 turbodiesel ingetrokken.

Auto must be certified by the local authorities in the United States before they can be imported. The cars must meet US standards. Horn will be Thursday for the US Congress to apologize for diesel scandal. He will be at the hearing promise to cooperate fully with the investigation into the schandaal.Leden the US Senate to investigate actions of Volkswagen about tax breaks for consumers who bought environmentally friendly diesels. The EPA is working with the Ministry of Justice has acknowledged an investigation into the dieselschandaal.

Volkswagen that a fraud was committed by some 11 million cars worldwide. These are cars of different brands such as Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda which were created between 2009 and 2015.

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