Volkswagen has provided more details in its emissions scandal, the company has now said that more than 800,000 of its cars have false Co2 levels and also false MPG readings.
The company has said that their latest emissions scandal could cost around 2 billion Euros to put right, Volkswagen will now be cooperating with authorities to fix the issue.
Based on present knowledge around 800,000 vehicles from the Volkswagen Group could be affected. An initial estimate puts the economic risks at approximately two billion euros. The Board of Management of Volkswagen AG will immediately start a dialog with the responsible type approval agencies regarding the consequences of these findings. This should lead to a reliable assessment of the legal, and the subsequent economic consequences of this not yet fully explained issue.
Under the ongoing review of all processes and workflows in connection with diesel engines it was established that the CO2 levels and thus the fuel consumption figures for some models were set too low during the CO2 certification process. The majority of the vehicles concerned have diesel engines.
You can find out more details on the latest Volkswagen emissions scandal over at the company’s website at the link below.