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South Korea claims that Nissan Qashqai's emissions have been manipulated

By Faiming_low on 19 May 2016

Attached Image Lately, many different car makers have been accused of cheating on emission or fuel economy figures in order to pass standard tests. According to Reuters, the South Korean ministry has accused Nissan’s UK-built Qashqai SUV diesels of using a 'defeat device' to turn off its exhaust reduction system under regular driving temperature.

The cars under question appears to be the new Qashqai models with the Euro 6 engines. But Nissan has fought back and issued a statement confirming that the 814 Nissan Qashqais sold in Korea have been correctly homologated as required by the by the Korean Ministry of Environment.

Nevertheless, the ministry said that it would fine Nissan S$380,000, and order a recall for all the models sold in the country so far. It will also be testing the older models with the Euro 5 engines.


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Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



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Turboflat4 May 19 2016 07:05 PM

QashQow tio pork.

Anyway emissions are to be expected from a Qow. :D

NiteshKumarSingh May 19 2016 07:55 PM

The cars under question appears to be the new Qashqai models with the Euro 6 engines. But Nissan has fought back and issued a statement confirming that the 814 Nissan Qashqais sold in Korea have been correctly homologated as required by the by the Korean Ministry of Environment.

Watwheels May 19 2016 09:09 PM

A lot of finger pointing in the auto industry.

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