Volkswagen to offer owners of diesel cars extended warranty in the EU, but not money

Volkswagen company in negotiations with the European Commissioner for Justice, consumer rights and equality Faith Jurova (Vera Jourova) on the manipulation of the results of tests on the emissions of harmful substances agreed to invite the European owners of its diesel cars additional two-year warranty, but refused to pay any cash compensation , said the representative of the European Commission.

REUTERS / Ina Fassbender
REUTERS / Ina Fassbender

European Union leaders began to put pressure on Volkswagen, to get her to pay compensation to customers in Europe after September 2015 the company was forced to give a confession by US regulators that falsified tests on emissions in the country, using the software. This software is installed in the company’s 11 million diesel cars sold around the world. Most of them have been sold in Europe.

Despite the recognition of an offense in the United States, the Volkswagen contends that the legitimate in Europe and sees no need to compensate European consumers.

REUTERS / Aly Song
REUTERS / Aly Song

At the same time, although at the beginning of the week Volkswagen CEO Matias Myuller said Jurova its readiness to offer European customers an extended warranty, a German company, commenting on the negotiations with the European Commissioner, has not yet confirmed the consent to do so.

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