Volkswagen suspends sale of select Vento in India: Volkswagen India recalls its select rapid models say 3,877 Vento Diesel Cars and Suspends Model Sales till further orders. Manual gearbox due to inconsistent Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions, since it is halted the sales of the model with immediate effect till it replaces these defects in India.
Volkswagen suspends sale of select Vento in India
Volkswagen cannot seem to catch a break with their diesel variants of these models. The new controversy is surrounding the Vento 1.5-litre TDI model in the market.
As per the Conformity of Production tests done by the ARAI, the Volkswagen Vento sometimes it will exceeded the threshold limits for emissions also. For the time being, Volkswagen India is temporarily holding back sales of the manual gearbox of the Volkswagen Vento 1.5-litre diesel engine without further delay or with immediate effect it announced.
The company claimed that it is analyzing the cause of issue and will propose all technical measures to ARAI to solve this inconsistency at the earliest, it stated. Unless the competent authorities approved confirm it, Volkswagen India will implement all necessary measures and resume the production and sales of the vehicle very shortly. The same technical measures will also be implemented in the impacted vehicles that are already with customers, told officials.
They also stated that the problem impacts only the manual gearbox version of Vento with 1.5-litre diesel engine and is not connected to the global NOx emissions topic besides halting the sales of the model with immediate effect.
In a statement the company told that the emissions were observed to be sometimes exceeding the threshold limits during the Conformity of production tests done by the ARAI.
The latest report indicate, the company could face fine of up to $90 billion especially in the US following a lawsuit filed by the US.