In relation to the Audi diesel case extended investigation

В отношении Audi по дизельному делу расширено расследование

Audi A7 Sportback 2017

Carmaker Audi is suspected of fraud associated with the underreporting of emissions.

Munich prosecutors have extended the scope of investigation in relation to the Audi in the case of deliberate underreporting of emissions of diesel vehicles. The investigation is now connected experts not only from USA but also from Germany and other European countries.

As the representative of the Prosecutor’s office, investigation is made on the grounds of fraud and a criminal advertising. The result, however, has not yet received from the Federal office for the transport of actual data on possible fraud connected with underreporting on the exhaust said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier the Ministry of transport of Germany accused the Audi is that the company has installed almost 24 thousands of premium class cars illegal software to understate the data on the emissions during surveillance audits.

Recall, trying to resolve the conflict with the American authorities in connection with the scandal around the manipulation of data environmental tests, German carmaker Volkswagen has achieved in the U.S. after months of negotiations, agreement on the repair and redemption of the approximately 80 thousand diesel cars with three-liter engines produced by the subsidiary of Audi.

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