Meanwhile, Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Muller in an interview to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said the company will start recall of vehicles by January and fix the issue by the end of next year.
France and Australia have joined other countries in launching investigations into Volkswagen, while an Italian consumer group has filed a class action lawsuit, accusing Volkswagen of deceiving vehicle owners and potentially harming the environment.
Volkswagen Danmark revealed today it was looking into the situation that has left a few 11 million Volkswagen cars worldwide with software that has made it possible to hide the cars’ actual pollution levels during emissions testing.
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In 1987, the automaker was forced to recall more than 250,000 cars because they accelerated unexpectedly. The investigation targets accusations of fraud due to the sale of vehicles with pollution control cheating software, the statement added.