December 21, 2016 / 10:24 AM / 9 months ago

VW gets final clearance from KBA watchdog for diesel fixes

BERLIN, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Volkswagen said on Wednesday it has received all clearances from Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA to fix diesel cars fitted with illicit emission-control software.

The number of diesel vehicles approved to date by the KBA for repair totals about 9 million models, a VW spokesman said, adding German regulatory approval does not apply to cars in the United States and Canada. (Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Maria Sheahan)

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