Software to detect diesel emissions tests: vehicles affected by country

This statistic gives a country-by-country breakdown of the number of diesel vehicles that were fitted with software designed to defeat emissions controls. As of October, 2015, Volkswagen confirmed that almost 11 million vehicles were affected by the scandal worldwide, around 2.8 million of which were sold to customers in Germany.

Number of Volkswagen diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-manipulating software as of October 2, 2015, by country

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Release date

October 2015



Survey time period

as of October 2, 2015

Supplementary notes

* These values are taken from an article released by the BBC on September 30, 2015.
The figures were rounded.

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