Volkswagen suspends its selling of Vento diesel, on the issue of emission inconsistencies

New Delhi: Volkswagen- the biggest Car- makers from Germany has suspended the sale of the 1.5 litre manual diesel variant of its Vento sedan over inconsistent emissions. Also, this major has decided to recall three thousands and above units of the model.

There can be around 3877 units of the diesel engine variant which the company is thinking to recall, is because of “inconsistent carbon monoxide (CO) emissions” that in some of the cases found exceeding the threshold limits while reports carried out by the testing agency Automotive Research Association of India- ARAI. Further ARAI was also seemed carrying out of Conformity of Production (COP) tests on the mode.

It is said from the company side that the said company’s India- based group would be temporarily holding back sales of the mutual gearbox version of the Volkswagen Vento of 1.5 liter diesel engine with the immediate effect. It is also said that the company’s India- based group would be analysing the issue and also then it will sent a proposal containing technical measures to ARAI for solving down the issues, including inconsistency, at the earliest possibility.

Further, the company  found stated that the soon the said proposals would be approved and confirmed by the Competent authorities, then India’s group of Volkswagen will then be implement the measures. And it will be then, the said company will resume the production and sales also in connection with the Volkswagen Vento sedan.

Moreover, it was further told from the company side that the said issue is only in connection with the “manual gearbox version of Vento with 1.5 litre diesel engine and it is not connected with the “global NOx emissions topic”.

Company’s India- based group said that the Volkswagen India’s all the other diesel models and variants of the company including Vento 1.5TDI with automatic Transmission (DSG) and all diesel Polo cars, conform to the norm and there will be continued production and selling of such models in India.

It was also experienced in the last year that the Volkswagen had recalled its 3.23 lakh vehicles in India, when the Government ordered investigation against the company using diesel engines equipped with the defeat device which can held cheating emission tests.

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