I saw this on BBC news this morning, the person from Emissions Analytics was very cagey on how she stated things.I suppose that it was easier and cheaper than spending millions on a new engine.
Looks like Ford are the good guys which is nice to know especially as we drive them.I saw this on BBC news this morning, the person from Emissions Analytics was very cagey on how she stated things.
New Engine program would probably be about 1 Billion dollars incl the engine Design & equipping a factory.
I doubt very much if this affair will be less than a new engine, 11 million vehicles now affected according top the BBC article, and more importantly how many sales will they lose until customer confidence is restored.
Graphic from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34328689
compare that to the recent Ford award for being one of the top 100 most ethical companies, and these are independent awards.
I imagine what the good will payments would be to 11 million and counting VW owners.
Unfortunately this is a common occurrence in the USA with their Fuel Economy regulations due to the way that Manufacturers are allowed to use another model with the same engine and correlate the values.