Published on September 30th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Volkswagen says EU6 vehicles unaffected, action plan in place to update current models
Volkswagen AG is announcing its action plan to correct the emissions characteristics of diesel vehicles. Of course, none of this really applies to us because the only diesel Volkswagen we have on our market is (or was) the Touareg TDI, but this is still a good step towards solving the issues. In a first step, the customers affected will be informed that the emissions characteristics of their vehicles will be corrected in the near future. All vehicles are technically safe and roadworthy.
Under the action plan, Volkswagen and the other Group brands whose vehicles are affected will present the technical solutions and measures to the responsible authorities in October. Customers with these vehicles will be kept informed over the coming weeks and months. All of the Group brands affected will set up national websites to update customers on developments.
An internal evaluation on Friday established that a service procedure is required for some five million vehicles from the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand out of a total eleven million Group vehicles worldwide. These vehicles from certain models and model years (such as the sixth generation Volkswagen Golf, the seventh generation Volkswagen Passat or the first generation Volkswagen Tiguan) are fitted with Type EA 189 diesel engines.