Cyprus: 1349 VW diesel en­gines af­fected

Financial Mirror (Cyprus) - - FRONT PAGE -

Volk­swa­gen AG dis­trib­u­tors Uni­cars Ltd. said that in Cyprus a to­tal 1349 en­gines carry the al­tered soft­ware for emis­sion con­trols.

These af­fect 480 Volk­swa­gen cars, 598 Audis, 103 Sko­das, 119 Seats and 49 VW com­mer­cial vans.

These mod­els use the EA 189 en­gine (1.2lt.,1.6lt 2.0lt), while Uni­cars said that these en­gines re­main tech­ni­cally safe and road­wor­thy. The re­cent up­roar does not in­volve new mod­els that have the EU6 en­gines, nor the petrol en­gines.

In­for­ma­tion is avail­able at , , , or may con­tact cus­tomer­care@uni­ or call 80077560. The com­pany said that dur­ing this month they will in­di­cate to the author­i­ties any mea­sures that need to be taken.

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