Retrofit of Volkswagen Passat, CC and Eos begins

Posted on 04. Jun, 2016 by in Volkswagen Canada


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• KBA issues capitulation for a program solution
  for over 800,000 cars

Today, Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) authorized a technical solutions for a Volkswagen Passat, CC and Eos models with 2.0l TDI EA 189 engines. Over 800,000 vehicles influenced by a diesel emanate are now to be removed as shortly as possible. The influenced owners will accept letters from Volkswagen and can afterwards arrange a use appointment with a Volkswagen partner seminar but delay.

This is a delay of a retrofit debate for influenced vehicles started by Volkswagen early this year. Jürgen Stackmann, member of a Board of Management of a Volkswagen Passenger Cars code obliged for Sales, Marketing and After-Sales, said: “The launch of a retrofit debate for a Passat, CC and Eos models involves a vast series of cars that will now be removed to a workshops. we am gratified that a retrofitting of over 800,000 of a customers’ cars can now begin. Our dealerships and use partners are good prepared for a campaign.”

German business will be sensitive in dual stages. In a initial stage, all of a influenced owners have already perceived a minute concluded with a KBA, that sensitive them that their automobile is lonesome by a retrofit campaign. Now they will accept a second letter, seeking them to make an appointment with an certified Volkswagen partner of their choice. In several stages, a owners of a influenced Passat, CC and Eos models with 2.0l TDI engines with energy outputs of 81 kW, 100 kW and 103 kW will also accept such a letter.

Following a retrofit, a cars will accommodate all authorised requirements. The KBA has also reliable unquestionably that a technical solutions for these models will not outcome in any changes to a fuel consumption, opening or sound emissions of a vehicles concerned. The KBA had formerly reliable this for all of a other vehicles for that a remember has been authorized to date.
Volkswagen is operative during full speed to exercise a technical solutions and will redress all vehicles influenced by a NOx issue. This will be finished in tighten coordination with a obliged authorities. Volkswagen business will not catch any costs as a outcome of a technical measures. In addition, all business will be offering a suitable deputy mobility choice giveaway of assign as partial of a remember process. The launch of a remember campaign, that was primarily designed for a second entertain of 2016 for influenced cars with 1.2l TDI EA189 engines, will be delayed: Volkswagen expects to accept capitulation for a technical solutions for other high-volume models with a influenced 2.0l TDI engines in a nearby future.

The vehicles influenced are technically protected and roadworthy. They can be driven on roads but any stipulations until a modifications are implemented. The doing of a required technical measures is being carried out via Europe in suitability with a calendar and movement devise concurrent with a KBA.

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