December 21, 2016 / 10:30 AM / in a year

Volkswagen gets final clearance from KBA watchdog for diesel fixes

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) 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.

A Volkswagen logo is pictured at the newly opened Volkswagen factory in Wrzesnia, Poland, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo

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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