Drivers with VW ‘cheat’ software won’t pay more tax

Owners of the brand’s German-registered cars can enter the chassis number to see whether their vehicle is affected.


“We know about the problems with Volkswagen but are other manufacturers involved?”

Audi customers will be informed in the coming weeks and months about how their cars will be retrofitted. Audi said customers could do the same on its site.

The TDI diesel engines were available on a variety of Volkswagen models that accounted for almost 22 per cent of VW Canada’s sales before September 22, when the company told dealers to stop selling the models in question.

As in Salzgitter, the shift being cut in Puebla had recently been added to meet what had been expected to be rising demand. Outside of the test environment, vehicles would emit up to 40 times the amount of pollution permitted under US regulations.

The Mexico cut doesn’t endanger jobs at the facility, a spokesman for Volkswagen said.

The AutoPacific survey of over 500 vehicle owners captured consumers’ perception of Volkswagen, their opinions on the impact of the diesel deception on the automotive industry, and their perception of the future of the diesel market in the United States.

The USA regulator that exposed Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) rigging of emissions tests is investigating more than two dozen diesel vehicle models made by BMW (BMWG.DE), Chrysler, General Motors (GM.N), Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz to find out whether they engaged in similar cheating, the Financial Times reported.

Volkswagen used a software known as a “defeat device“, on at least 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide.

Rome, October 3 The Italian antitrust authority has opened an investigation into Volkswagen (VW) for possibly misleading consumers who have bought diesel cars from the German automaker.

The investigation relates to cars sold between 2009 and 2015 under the VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda brands.

The company said the vehicles may be equipped with the same device that cheated emissions tests in the US.

Volkswagen Korea said sales might have been impacted by the scandal and the long Chuseok holiday. “We will be in contact with other national authorities”, she said. Volkswagen has reportedly put aside $6.5 billion to cover the cost for the recall, but Credit Suisse estimated to CNN Money that when it’s all said and done that VW could be rocked for billion in a worst case scenario. The ban prevents new cars from being allowed in traffic.

“It is not because one company – Volkswagen – has cheated that everyone should be suspected”, said Royal, adding that French giants Peugeot Citroen and Renault had “guaranteed they did not have any cheat devices”.


Volkwagen is also entangled in probes closer to home.

VW's Audi offers online check if vehicle has trick software