Audi says 2.1 mln cars affected by diesel emission scandal – Reuters

Posted: Monday, September 28, 2015

BERLIN, Sept 28 Audi said 2.1
million cars worldwide were fitted with the software that
allowed parent Volkswagen to cheat U.S. emission tests.

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 United States, a spokesman for
Ingolstadt-based Audi said on Monday.

Affected model lines include the A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, TT, Q3
and Q5, the spokesman said.

VW said last week around 11 million cars of its group brands
worldwide are affected by the diesel emissions scandal.

(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Harro ten Wolde)


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