Volkswagen has to adjust to a recall of the launched Golf 8, and has imposed a delivery stop for the new model. Basic problems with the electronic emergency assistant eCall are. According to information from the group from Friday, may at least 30,000 copies of the most important VW must-circles product in the workshop, the cause of the unusual functional problems with the Software. The Golf production for the time being, but all new cars would only be taken once in stock.
VW has confirmed the delivery stop. You have found "in the context of internal investigations, that the individual vehicles of the model Golf 8 to a non-reliable data transmission to the control unit". Therefore, the function of the Emergency assistance system could not fully guarantee. A decision of the German Federal motor transport authority (KBA) to a recall and a Remedy via a software update in the next few days. E-Call now duty: This is what happens when the emergency button in the car, press FOCUS Online E-Call now duty: This is what happens when the emergency button in the car pressOther VW models of Problem affected
The problems with electronic emergency call assistant eCall concern in addition to the new VW Golf other car models of the group. According to information from business circles on Saturday, there are also models of the subsidiaries Audi and Seat, the same difficulties. Accordingly, it is the Audi A3 and Seat Leon , based on the same basic kit as the Golf 8.
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so Now we still have the Problem with the speaker, a Compliance case is according to the information of a Group. Therefore, new models must, according to EU-regulation since the 31. March 2018 on an appropriate emergency Agency. According to VW had issued on Thursday, immediately to the stop. After Osterlohs assessment the problems could lead to the development of Golf new risks to Jobs up. "Anyone who plays Golf, plays with the workplaces of the employees," he had said.
to make matters worse, VW wants to lift with the Golf 8, and the Expansion of electric mobility are two huge projects at the same time. But the Central project of the current year, the market launch of the E-car ID.3, there are delays. The car - together with the new electric SUV ID.4 - even the 2020 launch. Both establish the electrical ID of the family, in the billions of investment flow.
Officially, Volkswagen said a number of times, it was the ID.3 in the Plan and will be in the summer so far. Observers reported, however, many actually manufacture cars, to be stored and only later with the complete Software-circumference recorded. VW explained that the first Version of the Software installed to the ID.3 subsequently updated at regular intervals. Everything about the development of the Corona-crisis
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