Volkswagen Vento diesel car sale in India stopped due to emission issues
German carmaker Volkswagen has stopped the sale of the diesel variation of its Vento sedan car in India over inconsistent carbon monoxide emissions. It will recall 3,877 units of the model with a 1.5 litre-diesel engine and manual gearbox.
Volkswagen made the announcement after some cars of this Vento model with the manual gearbox were found to be exceeding the threshold limits during tests conducted by the Automative Research Authority of India (ARAI).
“Volkswagen India is temporarily holding back sales of the manual gearbox version of the Volkswagen Vento with 1.5-litre diesel engine with immediate effect. Volkswagen India is analysing the issue and will propose technical measures to ARAI to solve this inconsistency at the earliest,” the company said in a statement. Read more…