a year has passed since the Dieselgate of the Volkswagen Group remain uncovered. This situation has brought to head the German group, since from the minute zero, the misalignment has been total. In the united States will be forced by local authorities to retouch mechanically the engines affected. , In Europe however, for our legislation is more lax, will only be required touch-ups minor engine affected.
however, the changes that are taking place, although have already been explained, it seems that does not solve the problem. Is more, according to some independent organizations, such as the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU), after conducting this “repair” both the consumption of fuel as the NOx emissions increase considerably.
The OCU has made test independent in the laboratory and according to their measures, after passing through the workshop and remove the software trap that was lying in the homologation of the car, the particles of NOx increased by 13 percent. Therefore, from this organization informs consumers affected by the Dieselgate who do not come to the premises of the manufacturer to repair their cars.
This note of the press, of the OCU, report on the situation comes after the new call to customers that has made Volkswagen. The brand would be called owners vehicles equipped with the engine 1.2 TDI to remove definitely the software trap that allowed to manipulate in the stages of type-approval emissions of NOX. According to the brand, this repair is completely free and does not affect the consumption nor the performance of the engine.
however the OCU warns consumers that this solution is not effective and their models continue to not comply with the standards anti-pollution, so that only serves to eliminate the badware and little more. In addition, are also invited to join together to take legal action against the brand to have the same rights that have been achieved by the consumers of the united States.
Source – OCU