Wednesday 30 September 2015 subscribe to rss

Latest Information from Volkswagen Group on Emissions Compliance

Volkswagen Group UK have released the following press release:

Volkswagen Group UK announces action plan to modify diesel vehicles with EA 189 EU5 engines

  • New vehicles with EU6 engines currently available not affected
  • All petrol models, as well as V6 TDI and V8 TDI models unaffected
  • Technical solutions being developed and will be presented to responsible authorities before end of October

Milton Keynes, September 30, 2015 – Volkswagen Group UK is announcing its action plan

to correct the emissions characteristics of certain diesel vehicles.

In the coming days, the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) details of affected cars will be

released to retailers. In addition, a self-serve process for customers to check if their vehicle is

affected will be set up.

Step by step, affected customers will be contacted, with details of a process to get their vehicles

corrected in the near future. In the meantime, all vehicles are technically safe and roadworthy.

Under the action plan, the Volkswagen Group brands whose vehicles are affected will present

the technical solutions and measures to relevant responsible authorities in October.

Customers with these vehicles will be kept informed over the coming weeks and months. All

of the Group brands affected will set up national websites to update customers on


The specific numbers of vehicles in the UK affected per brand are as follows:

Volkswagen Passenger Cars – 508,276

Audi – 393,450

SEAT – 76,773

ŠKODA – 131,569

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles – 79,838

Volkswagen Group UK is committed to supporting its customers and its retailers through the

coming weeks.