Volkswagen May Not Resume U.S. Sales of Diesel Automobiles

by SpeedLux
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Volkswagen AG stated on Wednesday it has not decided if it will resume offering diesel automobiles in the United States, even if it were enabled to, in the wake of the company’s emissions cheating scandal.

The German automaker has actually been barred from offering diesel vehicles in the United States from 2015 after it acknowledged utilizing “defeat devices” to evade U.S. diesel emissions requirements.

Volkswagen remains in talks with U.S. regulators however approval to resume sales of diesel automobiles is not anticipated prior to next year at the earliest.

Volkswagen spokesperson Jeannine Ginivan stated that the automaker will continue to assess diesel engines for the United States market, however the company has not disclosed future item decisions.

She included the automaker does “not expect diesel to return to the U.S. with the same significance”.

The company withdrew its application to offer brand-new diesel Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi diesel vehicles and SUVs in 2015.

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