19 Mar '17, 3pm

VW Group emissions recall to start in January 2016

Although the speech and interview threw some light on the situation, there are still a number of questions yet to be answered. For starters, it is not known precisely what work is needed to fix the problem. For those cases where it is only a software problem, it is expected that the repair procedure will be simple - the car is connected to a computer and the software is removed or replaced. However no news has come out as to potential hardware changes with market analysts expecting that after-treatments such as SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) , which uses ammonia as a reducing agent for Nitrous Oxide (NOx), could be needed. This would prove a costly after-market fix but one that should get the VW Group models through emissions tests.

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