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Audi recalls approximately 5,000 A8 automobiles with V8 TDI engine in Europe

Audi reported directly and in fact on a contribution it detected to Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt / KBA) and suggested a program refurbish to be carried out in a context of a recall, that is already being prepared. On this basis, a KBA has given instructions for a recall. The program is approaching to be accessible in a initial entertain of 2018 following extensive winter testing, and will afterwards be fast implemented after capitulation by and in tighten conference with a authorities. During a testing, it will be ensured that a new program has no disadvantages for business in terms of fuel expenditure or performance. This will also be concurrent with a regulatory authorities.

The refurbish affects 4,997 vehicles in Europe, of that 3,660 are in Germany from a prolongation duration of Sep 2013 until Aug 2017. This indication form has no longer been constructed given then. Audi has been evenly examining all combinations of diesel engines and transmissions in a cars given a finish of final year.


Fuel expenditure of a indication named above:
Audi A8 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.5 – 7.2*
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 197 – 189*
* Figures for fuel expenditure and CO2 emissions with ranges depending on a tire/wheel sets used.