Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 13:43. The Volkswagen Group remains the largest car manufacturer in the world throughout the year. Despite diesel gate will be VW, set out to 9.96 million new cars (up to 6 tons) expected the market observer analysts IHS automotive.
VW Scandal – DieselGate Continue; 9.96 million vehicle sales would be only a slight decline of 1.3 percent compared to 2014th Toyota would be 2015 9.86 million cars, 2.7 percent of less than 2014. That emerges motor and sports according to car from a current IHS forecast, which exists in the magazine.
Recently, Toyota had risen to the number 1. In the first nine months, the Japanese manufacturer has sold 7.5 million new cars and just ahead of VW 7,43 millions. But this will make up for VW by its successful corporate brands, so IHS. Because according to forecast all VW Group brands rise this year, only the brand VW is suffering from the scandal and will decline by 3.3 percent until the end of the year.
The volume brand, however, put to: seat to 3.4 percent, Audi to 2.0 per cent, Skoda creates 0.4 percent plus. Porsche achieved even a sales growth of 11.9 percent.
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 9:51
VW Scandal – DieselGate Continue: Possibly even older engines are affected by the manipulation of the exhaust gas values of diesel engines at VW. VW has now confirmed that also the predecessors engine of EA189 engine affected by the scandal will currently being tested. The motor with the abbreviation EA288 was deployed starting in 2012, officially meets the Euro 5 standard, and could be equipped with the manipulation software.
The engine was used, for example, in the Gulf and then gradually replaced by the successor engine meets the Euro 6 standard. The number of potentially affected cars, VW made no statements.