Opel is struggling with the next suspicion of manipulation. The Federal motor transport authority investigated the exhaust gas purification of other diesel models, according to the Hessische Rundfunk.
It is, among other things, the illegal defeat devices in the exhaust gas purification of the top-selling model Astra. Be affected also, until recently, produced to engines already meet the Euro 6 standard. Opel would not comment on Friday.
The Federal office had imposed on the car manufacturers in mid-October, thousands of diesel cars in the models Insignia, Cascada and Zafira, from the model years 2013 to 2016 to call back. The cars would have to be retrofitted with a Software in terms of exhaust gas.
Opel wanted to fight back with an injunction against the decision has failed. A Hardware retrofit, the company rejects anyway.
May be retrofit to meet also General Motors, the former owner of Opel. Only in August 2017, the French PSA-group-Opel. This is why some General Motors to be seen in the liability.