Audi To Buy Back 25,000 SUVs Over Diesel Gate Scandal

Audi is set to buy back 25,000 Q7 SUVs powered by diesel engines in the US over the emission scandal because they cannot be fixed.

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German carmaker Volkswagen's luxury car brand Audi, is set to buy back 25,000 diesel engined vehicles in the United States to compensate those owners whose cars do not meet required emission standards.

Initial discussions have revealed that around 25,000 older generation vehicles, the Audi Q7s cannot be fixed and have to be bought back by the German car manufacturer.

Initial discussions have revealed that around 25,000 older generation vehicles, the Audi Q7s cannot be fixed and have to be bought back by the German car manufacturer.

Audi representatives are discussing with US authorities about fixing 85,000 cars which failed exhaust tests and used a cheat device that showed wrong emission figures.

Audi sold the Q7 in the US with a 3.0-litre diesel engine that 240bhp and 550Nm of torque. The engine is turbocharged and comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

The Volkswagen Group is facing a lot of heat after the US exposed the Diesel Gate scandal a year ago. Since then, the company has faced a lot of lawsuits and still is.

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