Matthias Mueller, VW CEO, Says Company Will Have Fix For Rigged Cars By Month's End

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BERLIN β€” Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German regulators by month’s end, and most will not need major work.

According to a copy of a speech he gave to company managers at Volkswagen headquarters Monday, Mueller said the Federal Motor Transport Authority has signed off on a software update to fix affected 2-litre diesel motors, and has given the “basic go” to a fix for the 1.6-litre vehicles that will also involve replacing an air filter cartridge and grill. Details are being finalized on a software fix for 1.2-litre motors.

Mueller says “for about 90 per cent of the group’s vehicles in Europe the solutions are confirmed. The cost for the retrofitting is technically, physically and financially manageable.”
Source: HP

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