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Transport Secretary statement on vehicle testing, Wednesday 30 September

Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin statement on Volkswagen and vehicle emission testing.

Patrick McLoughlin

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said:

The government’s priority is to protect the public and I understand VW are contacting all UK customers affected. I have made clear to the Managing Director this needs to happen as soon as possible.

The government expects VW to set out quickly next steps it will take to correct the problem and support owners of these vehicles already purchased in the UK.

Published 30 September 2015