UPDATE: Air Resources Board orders Volkswagen, Audi & Porsche to draft recall plan for 3.0 liter vehicles
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SACRAMENTO - The Air Resources Board today sent an In Use Compliance letter notifying Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche to start the process necessary to recall and repair illegal emissions software in all 3-liter diesel vehicles, model years 2009 – 2015, sold in California.
The companies will now have 45 business days to assemble their plan and deliver it to the Air Resources Board.
This action is the result of an admission by officials at Audi A.G., manufacturer of all the engines involved, that the vehicles contain three undisclosed auxiliary emissions control devices.
The letter to Volkswagen can be found here.