Volkswagen to Recall 2.4 mn of its Affected Cars Starting 2016

Volkswagen admitted to installing software in diesel vehicles to deceive US regulators about levels of toxic emission

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File photo of Volkswagen ornaments in a box in a scrap yard in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: AP)

German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Thursday, that the country’s automotive watchdog had ordered Volkswagen to start a mandatory recall of 2.4 million affected cars at the start of 2016.

The recall will begin at the start of 2016. The KBA will monitor the start of the recall action and its progress.
– Alexander Dobrindt, German Transport Minister

Volkswagen admitted last month that it had installed a software in diesel vehicles to deceive US regulators about the true level of their toxic emissions.

The carmaker is under pressure to identify those responsible for the wrongdoing and fix up to 11 million affected diesel vehicles, worldwide.

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