UK Volkswagen dealers have expressed concerns that low-profit recall work related to the ‘dieselgate’ emissions scandal will run “for years”.
Emissions Analytics is launching its own NOx accreditation initiative to show the emissions of vehicles in real-world driving conditions.
The VW emissions scandal has damaged motorists’ trust in manufacturers’ environmental claims, but it hasn’t deterred them from considering diesel in the future.
VW chief executive Matthias Mueller has said the company has now found technical solutions for 90% of the European vehicles affected by its emissions scandal.
PSA Peugeot Citroen has confirmed it will publish real-world fuel economy figures on its cars in spring next year.
Vauxhall has defended its previous statement saying its models do not feature emissions defeat devices after accusations made by BBC Panorama.
Over three quarters of car owners (78%) would want financial compensation if their vehicle was involved in an emissions scandal, according to new research.
Volkswagen’s senior board is meeting this week with the company’s works council to agree on its future in the wake of the emissions scandal.
Volkswagen has denied that defeat device software has been fitted to its US 3.0-litre V6 diesel engines after the EPA said it found illegal software.
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has said Volkswagen Group could be prosecuted for corporate manslaughter over its rigged diesel emission tests.
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