VW Group cars affected by emissions scandal in the United Kingdom (UK) September 2015

This bar chart shows how many British passenger cars and commercial vehicles have been affected by the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal, as of September 2015, by sub-brand. The Volkswagen Group released a statement admitting that, amongst others, almost 400 thousand Audi cars in the United Kingdom were fitted with the controversial software that manipulates emissions data. A total of 1,189,906 vehicles in the UK were affected. The scandal has had global ramifications and resulted in the resignation of the Volkswagen Group's CEO, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn.

Number of vehicles in the United Kingdom fitted with software that manipulates emissions data as of September 2015, by Volkswagen Group sub-brand

Vehicle makeNumber of affected vehicles
Volkswagen cars508,276
Volkswagen commercial vehicles79,838
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Release date

September 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 2015

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