Porsche investigated in Germany over suspected engine manipulation

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Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is investigating German automaker Porsche AG over the suspected manipulation of petrol engines to achieve improved emissions details. A KBA spokesman said on Monday the investigation associated with petrol engines that Porsche, Volkswagen’s luxury sports vehicle unit, produced for the European market prior to 2017. Porsche had confirmed a report […]

100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled in diesel investigation

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Germany’s Transport Ministry stated on Monday it would order approximately 100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled as part of an emissions investigation, after prosecutors checked the automaker’s offices previously in the day. German motor vehicle authority KBA discovered four software programs capable of changing vehicle emissions in 2015, and ordered Opel to use a software […]

Porsche to recall 60,000 SUVs for emissions issues

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Volkswagen’s Porsche has been asked by KBA automotive regulator in Germany to recall about 60,000 diesel-engined Macan and Cayenne sport-utility vehicles, a KBA spokesman stated. German magazine Der Spiegel reported the recall on Friday, saying the two models geared up with the latest Euro-6 diesel engine generation were fitted with more so-called defeat devices efficient […]

German transport ministry states defeat device discovered in Fiat car

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Germany’s transport ministry has discovered a new “defeat device” in a Fiat automobile during emissions tests, it stated on Friday, escalating a conflict with the Italian automaker. The ministry refused to provide details, however stated it would submit the results to the European Commission, which has examined a previous emissions case involving Fiat. Fiat rejected […]

Germany invites EU to investigate Fiat Chrysler diesel cheating allegations

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After Volkswagen confessed to deceiving most of the world concerning its diesel emissions, a number of federal governments have increased screening of all diesel automobiles, in the event any other company attempted to pull the exact same technique. Germany’s regulators now assert that Fiat Chrysler automobiles are cheating, and they want the EU to investigate […]

Volkswagen receives approval for another 460,000 diesel-car repairs

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Volkswagen has achieved German regulatory approval for technical repairs on another 460,000 diesel cars with illegal emissions software, it stated on Sunday, raising the number of automobiles cleared for repair work to more than 5 million. Approval by Germany’s motor car authority KBA stands for countries throughout Europe where 8.5 million diesel vehicles are impacted […]