BERLIN -- Volkswagen Group has received regulatory approval to fix manipulated software in another 1.1 million diesel cars in Europe, raising the number of group models cleared for refitting to more than 2.5 million since the start of the year.
Germany's motor vehicle authority KBA has approved fixes for VW brand models, VW commercial vehicles and Audi luxury cars including the Tiguan SUV and Caddy model with 2.0-liter TDI EA 189 engines, the automaker said.
VW said the KBA has confirmed that the fixes would not result in any changes to fuel consumption, performance or noise emissions of the affected cars.
The latest approval follows the KBA's ratification last week of technical solutions for more than 800,000 of the 8.5 million VW cars affected by its diesel-emissions scandal in Europe.
Affected vehicles with 1.6-liter and 1.2-liter diesel engines will be fixed later this year, VW has said.