VAG EA189 emissions defeat software fix - seen this update?

Have you seen this? The EU are worried about VW's fix.

Reuters: EU fears VW diesel fixes could damage engines: Spiegel. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlYulmDA

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Asked on 29 October 2016 by OptimaBen (formerly SeeFive)

Answered by Honest John
Thank you. Very interesting. It includes the statement from VAG: "The software update will have no adverse influences on (fuel) consumption or the durability of the engine and its components." We have no reports of actual damage so far, but plenty of "rattling" noises, loss of power and increases in fuel consumption from 2.0TDI 140 engines in Tiguans and 1.2TDI engines in Polo size cars. If you believe VAG company spokesmen, you'll believe anyone.
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