26 Jan '16, 5am

700,000 Renaults Affected by Diesel Issues, Company Says It’s ‘Not… https://t.co/U4Qfd9v4Qy

700,000 Renaults Affected by Diesel Issues, Company Says It’s ‘Not… https://t.co/U4Qfd9v4Qy

Renault is hoping to avoid a Volkswagen-type diesel scandal. The French automaker’s vehicles aren’t sold in North America, but the Renault Captur is being recalled in Europe to fix pollution-control systems on 15,800 affected units. In addition, about 700,000 vehicles will have a voluntary emissions-system update. For now, the recall is limited to the 110-horsepower diesel-powered Captur crossover, Renault said. The engine software patch aims to reduce NOx emissions and will be available for vehicles with the latest Euro 6 generation of diesel engines. According to Renault’s chief competitive officer, Thierry Bollore, the company is “not cheating” and are meeting the norms and wanted to make it clear that it is “not trying to trick the consumer.” EPA and California Allege Volkswagen Diesels Willfully Circumvented Clean Air Act The company did admit that it has room for imp...

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