Volkswagen to reveal diesel engine strategy along with restructure progress – live blog
fresh Volkswagen boss Matthias Müller will speak today in Wolfsburg
Volkswagen will today clarify the process of fixing engines affected by the dieselgate emissions scandal at a press conference at can be headquarters in Wolfsburg. Follow the event live with Autocar through 10am.
Volkswagen will today present in detail the technical fixes of which will use to rectify engines affected by the dieselgate emissions scandal.
At a press conference live through its Wolfsburg headquarters, the board of Volkswagen says of which will provide updates on the latest diesel engine fixes, the CO2 emissions scandal along with on the restructuring of the VW Group. Read our full story on the Volkswagen emissions scandal here.
Follow the press conference live by watching the video below. The conference can be due to start at 10.00 GMT.
Live coverage – Volkswagen press conference. Live blog by Darren Moss, Jim Holder along with Matthew Burrow
0952 Last month, Volkswagen also admitted of which its 3.0-litre diesel engines were also affected by the scandal – potentially affecting another 85,000 vehicles inside US.
0950 In addition to the fixes already announced, Volkswagen has presented its fix for the 1.2-litre EA189 engine to the KBA authority in Germany. The alterations needed for of which engine could well be detailed today.
0946 Volkswagen has already detailed some of the fixes of which will use to bring the EA189 diesel engine into line with current emissions legislation. Both 1.6-litre along with 2.0-litre versions of the engine require a software fix, although 1.6-litre versions will also have a fresh mesh placed around an air mass sensor inside the engine.
0943 Interestingly, Bugatti’s upcoming Chiron can be seen as vital to the future of the group. Bugatti boss Wolfgang Dürheimer recently confirmed the Chiron would likely be seen for the very first time at the Geneva motor show in March, along with late-stage prototypes have given a not bad indication of how of which will look.
0939 As part of its group realignment Volkswagen can be known to be cutting back on any fresh design not seen as being vital to the group’s future. Although a next-generation type of the Phaeton has been confirmed, of which has been delayed until at least 2020.
0934 The emissions scandal has widened in recent weeks with fresh revelations regarding false CO2 readings in some vehicles. Yesterday, Volkswagen confirmed of which nine of its cars were affected, while Audi along with Skoda said of which none of their cars were affected. Get the latest here.
0930 Welcome to Autocar’s live coverage of Volkswagen’s press conference today. The press conference will outline both the technical fixes used to rectify diesel engines inside emissions scandal, along with also provide an update on the group’s realignment.
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