More bad news at Volkswagen/Audi/Porsche, where 800,000 new cars are now deemed worth a recall because of failing to hit CO2 limits.
It is another probably two billion euro loss to add to the other billions VWs’ emission-cheating cars have cost it in the USA this year. Talks began with the Americans on Tuesday to help determine a fine without having to go to court.
VW and Audi’s bigger engines are also coming under scrutiny after enhanced checks found its four cylinder diesels wanting. This means Audi and some Porsches are now being checked, and the two luxury brands could get sucked into the scandal that has already destroyed VWs 2015 figures.