German car authority probes Porsche over fuel consumption data
June 19, 2021
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German car authority probes Porsche over fuel consumption data

BERLIN (GERMANY) – Germany’s car authority KBA has started an investigation against Porsche, under doubts of incorrect fuel consumption data for gasoline-powered cars, reported news portal Business Insider on Thursday.

Porsche said it had made a voluntary notification to the authority as “a pre-cautionary measure” a year ago, regarding conformity issues with individual vehicles.

“The current procedure has already been able to find no conformity deviations in the large majority of vehicles,” a Porsche spokesperson said in an emailed statement.

The number of vehicles affected was “far less” than 1% of the Porsche fleet, the spokesperson said, adding no decision had yet been reached and that proceeding were at an early stage.

KBA was not immediately available for comment.

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