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  • Implementation of the technical solution begins for 2.6 million affected Group models
  • Official go-ahead for all sizes of EA 189 TDI engines has now been given
  • Customers being promptly and directly informed, then able to book a workshop visit without delay

The technical solutions for 2.6 vehicles with EA 189 1.6-litre TDI engines have been approved by the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). Implementation can therefore soon begin on the first of the vehicles of the third and final engine size. The vehicle keepers will be notified in succession over the coming weeks. All affected customers can then book their vehicle in for the modification at an authorised workshop at a time of their choosing.

Media contacts

Andreas Meurer
Spokesperson Integrity and Legal Affairs
Tel. +49 (0) 5361 / 9-961398
Nicolai Laude
Director Litigation Communications
Tel. +49 (0) 5361 / 9-25097