Group Renault said that tests on vehicles in circulation in France being made an independent technical committee "does not reveal the presence of malicious software equipped vehicles" brand, after the collapse of his actions as a suspected false data.
"the French government formed an independent technical committee" said Renault in a statement in response to public disclosure of the US Agency for Environmental Protection (EPA) on the existence of a software existing type "Defeat Device" in a car builder of the first rank.
This commission, called Royal Commission, it is to "ensure that the French builders have not equipped their vehicles with some sort of equivalent software" and for which the Independent task Approval and Certification of products is currently testing 100 vehicles, of which 25 are Renault.
"in late December 2015, had already tested 11 vehicles, 4 of which are Renault," he said mark pointing out that this allowed the French authorities to establish a large and fruitful dialogue with the engineering automotive.
Here, "the Directorate General for Energy and Climate (DGEC), interlocutor pilot of the independent technical committee, according to the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy considers that the proceedings do not reveals the presence of a malicious software equipped in Renault vehicles, "said the statement.
in parallel, the Directorate General of Competition, Consumption and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) decided to proceed with a further investigation in situ, which aims to validate definitively the first elements of analysis performed by the independent technical Commission, which was presented at the Headquarters in Renault Lardy technical Centre and the Technocentre in Guyancourt.
the shares of the automaker came to plummet by up to 20 percent on the Paris stock Exchange, was later morigerada fall to close to a -10.28 percent, following news that government inspectors had registered facilities the firm to review digital measurement programs vehicle emissions