Berlin: Volkswagen scandal could hurt our economy

Berlin: Volkswagen scandal could hurt our economy

Berlin: Volkswagen scandal could hurt our economy

Berlin: Volkswagen scandal could hurt our economy

Berlin: Volkswagen scandal could hurt our economy

German Deputy Finance Minister said that the Volkswagen scandal to manipulate the testing of emissions could harm the German economy, the largest European and fourth globally.

He also said in the news, “the task of the auto industry to the economy of Germany Conference. It may be (of the scandal) a significant impact on the economy of Germany. This should be of concern to us a little bit.”

Volkswagen is bigger and longer car company in the world, Dora German industry famous in the world, the company acquires ten car sales in the world, the automotive industry is the largest industrial sector in Germany, the sector contributes 2.7% to the GDP, and constitute the automotive and auto parts 20% of total German exports.

In a related context, Audi carmaker said today 2.1 million vehicles worldwide supplied software that allowed the parent company Volkswagen spoofing emissions tests in the United States, so that the volume of emissions appear compatible with the criteria used, while the ratio exceeds standards while driving .

A spokesman for Audi said that about 1.42 million Audi affected in Western Europe, as well as 577 thousand in Germany, and about 13 thousand in the United States. He added that among the models affected by the E1, E3, E 4, E 5, E6, T-6, T-Q-3 and Q-5.

The Volkswagen said last week that about 11 million car bearing its brands in various parts of the world affected by the scandal cars powered by diesel emissions.

On the other hand, prosecutors in Germany began the day investigations with the former CEO of the company, Martin Winterkorn, who resigned last Wednesday due to fraud in emissions tests scandal, while the German company suspended three senior engineers in the development and research department, in an attempt to contain the biggest scandal experienced by Volkswagen Volkswagen.