German automobile-giant Volkswagen is likely to recall around 1,00,000 cars in India following the diesel emission scandal, a TV report said on Thursday.
One of the leading car makers of Europe has accepted cheating in emissions scandal on around 11 million diesel vehicles across the globe.
Following the emission scandal, the Volkswagen will report its first quarterly loss in last 15 years. Taking swift action, the company has already fired its chief executive officer.
The announcement to recall cars in India may come before November 8. These cars are fitted with imported diesel engines. Apart from it, there are around 20,000 diesel engine cars made in India, will also be recalled.
In India, four variants of EA 189 TDI engine (1.2-litre, 1.5-litre, 1.6-litre, and 2.0-litre) are under investigation. Emission norms in India are relaxed in comparison to European nations.
Meanwhile in UK, the Volkswagen is planning a three-round recall in next 14-month. Around 1.2 million affected vehicles will be fixed by the end of 2016.The 1.6-litre diesel will be fixed with new injectors while the 1.2-litre and 2.0-litre will get a software fix.