Vauxhall has clearly stated that its vehicles do not have any feature that detects that a vehicle is undergoing an emissions test, including any feature that would respond to wheels turning.
Audi will revise, document in detail, and resubmit for US approval certain parameters of the engine-management software used in the V6 TDI 3.0-litre diesel engine.
Volkswagen latest: Company releases statement to refute claims after American regulators say 3.0-litre TDI engines have a defeat device, too
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) informed Volkswagen on Monday that vehicles with 3.0-litre V6 TDI engines had a software function which had not been adequately described in the application process.
Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, has announced the five key steps to realign the Group. “We have to look beyond the current situation and create the conditions for Volkswagen’s successful further development,” said Müller in Wolfsburg today.
Volkswagen confirms today that no software constituting an improper defeat device as defined in law is installed in vehicles with EA288 EU5 as well as EU6-engines in the European Union. Consequently, new vehicles of the Volkswagen Group offered within the European Union with those engines comply with legal requirements and environmental standards.
Matthias Müller (62) has been appointed CEO of Volkswagen AG with immediate effect.