We need the sales: retailers put pressure on VW Golf 8

The Volkswagen car dealers have criticized the technical problems of the new Golf in the Wolfsburg-based car manufacturer sharp. "This extraordinary scope of d

We need the sales: retailers put pressure on VW Golf 8

The Volkswagen car dealers have criticized the technical problems of the new Golf in the Wolfsburg-based car manufacturer sharp. "This extraordinary scope of defects is to be regretted," said the head of the German Volkswagen and Audi dealer Association, Dirk Weddigen von Knapp, the "Handelsblatt" (Monday). "We need the revenues," he added. Never before had such a concentrated problems with the market introduction of a new Golf. However, it is occurred a whole series of technical defects. In addition, spare parts were missing.

Now, the trade is of the essence, after approximately six weeks of the Corona-forced break to solve the problem quickly. "We are very hopeful that the car can soon be delivered," said Knapp. Volkswagen will have to adjust even on a callback from the just launched the eighth edition of the blockbuster golfing and has imposed a delivery stop for the new model.

at Least 30,000 Golf-copies must in the workshop

the basic problems with the electronic emergency assistant eCall are. According to information from the group's circles, probably at least 30,000 copies of important VW, a must-product in the workshop, which is the cause for the failed function are difficulties with the Software. The Golf production should for the time being, continue to run - but all new cars would only be taken once in stock, it said in mid-may.

works Council chief Bernd Osterloh had made his Anger about never-ending issues of the new Golf 8 will also air. The main reason is the staff representation of Software - and electronic called-for interference. For Osterloh, the Start of the 8th edition was already to miss. The Figures were a tragedy. Of the approximately 100,000 2019 had been in Wolfsburg, only around 8400 produced. The Golf applies to more than one of the most important products of the largest German industrial group.

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Updated Date: 25 May 2020, 09:26

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