28 September 2015
VW Emissions Scandal - Audi Lists Cars Also Affected
In the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal Audi have now announced a list of their cars that are also affected.
It was known that the Audi A3 was named in the USA in relation to the VW emissions scandal in which ‘defeat devices’ were fitted to Beetle, Jetta, Golf and Passat models, however the following Audi models are also implicated:
Audi said 2.1 million of its cars worldwide were fitted with the software.
Some 1.42 million Audi vehicles with so-called EU5 engines are affected in Western Europe, with 577,000 in Germany, and almost 13,000 in the US.
To find out what the latest developments are with the Volkswagen emissions data scandal please read our blog: VW Scandal - What are the latest developments?
If you would like to find out more about product recalls and the Volkswagen scandal we have a blog that you might find interesting as well: VW Emissions, Diesel Cars and Product Recalls
Volkswagen’s share price has plummeted by 35% which will mean huge losses for investors. This has resulted in investors selling VW shares.
If you think you may be affected by the emissions scandal, please register your details and we will keep you updated about a potential group action. For more information about this group action please see our press release: More Than 500 UK Car Owners Register Interest for VW Group Action.
To speak to someone at Slater and Gordon about the VW emissions scandal please call us on freephone 0800 112 4950.
Jacqueline Young is Head of Group Litigation at Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK.
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