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12/16/15
Wolfsburg
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NOx issue: customers are being informed, implementation is starting

  • Measures for the affected EA189 series 1.2-litre, 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre diesel engines have been ratified by the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA)
  • Customers are being informed about the next concrete steps
  • Implementation of the measures to start in late January 2016
  • Important step towards resolving the NOx emissions issue in Europe

The Volkswagen Group has presented the concrete measures proposed for the EA189 1.2, 1.6 and 2.0-litre engines to the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). After intensive review, the KBA has fully ratified all of the measures. The remedial measures for all affected vehicles are thus confirmed. The vehicle keepers will shortly be informed about the next steps. In order to ensure that the measures are completed quickly, Volkswagen will begin implementation right at the start of 2016.

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