Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal: Only 30 Percent Of Affected Vehicles Rectified Till Date

By Rajkamal

The Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal has been in the news for a while now, and the German carmaker said a recall has been issued to fix the vehicles.

Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal: Only 30 Percent Of Affected Vehicles Rectified Till Date

As per latest updates, only 30 percent of the affected vehicles have been rectified or fixed. A total of 3.4 lakh vehicles are affected, which have the defeat device installed in them. The device helped the cars cheat emission tests.

Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal: Only 30 Percent Of Affected Vehicles Rectified Till Date

The Volkswagen Group says that the process has been delayed since there are different brands, engines, and models involved. The company's headquarters has given approval to fix engines for almost 70 percent of the affected vehicles.

Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal: Only 30 Percent Of Affected Vehicles Rectified Till Date

In December 2015, Volkswagen announced a recall to fix 3.4 lakh vehicles with defeat devices. The affected vehicles were made by Volkswagen, Audi, and Skoda. These vehicles were made and sold between 2008 and 2015.

Volkswagen Diesel Gate Scandal: Only 30 Percent Of Affected Vehicles Rectified Till Date

Vehicles manufactured after 2015 were sold with the update, implemented during production itself, and were tested and approved by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).

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Article Published On: Monday, April 24, 2017, 12:39 [IST]
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