Californian regulators reject Volkswagen diesel recall plan


Volkswagen Toureg

Dieselgate fix for 3.0-litre engine said to be ‘insufficient’

The Californian Air Resource Board (CARB) has rejected Volkswagen‘s proposed emissions fix for its 3.0-litre diesel engine fitted to Volkswagens, Audis and Porsches.

The board claimed that the plans submitted by all three companies were “incomplete and deficient in a number of areas”, and that ongoing technical discussions will need to be had before an agreement can be made.

Models affected by the decision are those that use Volkswagen’s ‘generation 2.1’ and ‘2.2’ V6 diesel units, such as the Volkswagen Touareg (pictured above), Porsche Cayenne and Audi A8 …read more

Source:: Autocar