Date: 7 months ago   Category: Auto

Volkswagen got on sale of counterfeit cars


From 2006 to 2018 the company sold at least 6700 unlicensed and not having admission to roads cars. The German automobile concern Volkswagen appeared in the center of new scandal. The company was accused of sale of pre-series, counterfeit cars, Handelsblatt reports on Wednesday, December 12. In particular, it is specified that the company sold test and exhibition cars which have to be written officially off and utilized as new or old. At the same time cars were not issued according to the procedure provided by the law and the head of concern Herbert Diss who holds this position since 2016, knew about it, writes the edition. At the same time in the company recognized that from 2006 to 2018 sold about 6700 cars without allowing documents, from them 4000 in Germany, the others in Europe or North America. At the same time in concern claim that sale of test cars is not forbidden though in this case they have to be issued justly. As it is noted, last week in writing reported to VW owners that wants to redeem their cars. "We deeply regret for it and we apologize", - quotes letters of concern to clients of the Spiegel. According to the edition, the company underestimates data on "doubtful" cars. Only as a result of internal audit in 2010-2015 model years more than 9000 cars with "the uncertain status" were revealed, in general in 12 years of VW sold about 17 thousand test cars. It is reported that some of these cars could be finished to level serial by updating of the software or installation of the new navigation system, but there are also samples which are subject to utilization. As reported in carmaker, problems with safety and became the reason of recall. Meanwhile thousands of consumers already prepare legal claims, and the Ministry of Transport of Germany considers a question of imposing of a penalty on Volkswagen. Earlier in Germany fined Volkswagen one billion euros. Also it was reported that Volkswagen will pay to car owners $10 billion. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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