Volkswagen will start its car callback next year

Volkswagen will start its car callback next year

Volkswagen's new CEO, Matthias Müller, has said in an interview the German car manufacturer would start its car callback next year, for all cars that have a higher emission than legally allowed.

Back to normal level in 2 to 3 years

He immediately added all cars should be in perfect working condition by the end of 2016, in his interview with the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Müller says only a few employees within the company were responsible for the fraudulent activity and that his predecessor, Martin Winterkorn, did not know about it.

 

He is convinced Volkswagen can survive, but that the company will have to continue from a smaller base to which every brand will have contribute. If all goes to plan, Müller feels Volkswagen can get back on to its normal level in two or three years' time. The CEO wants to use the crisis to change the company's structure, to make it a more decentralized, leaner company.

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