Volkswagen dealers are to be given details of 1,189,906 group diesel vehicles caught up in the emissions’ rigging scandal in the UK.
In the coming days, the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) details of affected cars will be released to retailers.
In addition, a self-serve process for customers to check if their vehicle is affected will be set up.
“Step by step, affected customers will be contacted, with details of a process to get their vehicles corrected in the near future. In the meantime, all vehicles are technically safe and roadworthy,” said a Volkswagen statement.
“Customers with these vehicles will be kept informed over the coming weeks and months. All of the group brands affected will set up national websites to update customers on developments.”
The specific numbers of vehicles in the UK affected per brand are as follows:
Volkswagen passenger cars – 508,276
Audi – 393,450
Seat – 76,773
Skoda – 131,569
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles – 79,838