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Evidence sessions on 12 October 2015 and 25 January 2016
This one-off evidence session provides Members with an opportunity to question Volkswagen Group, the SMMT, the VCA and the Secretary of State for Transport on the Volkswagen emissions scandal that broke on 22 September 2015.
Evidence given by Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen UK, and Oliver Schmidt, Engineer, Volkswagen AG.
Evidence given by Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UK, and Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, SMMT; Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State, Michael Hurwitz, Director of the Energy, Technology and International Directorate, Ian Yarnold, International Vehicle Standards, Department for Transport, and Paul Higgs, Chief Executive, Vehicle Certification Agency (at 5.15pm).
Transport Committee questions Paul Willis, Managing Director of Volkswagen UK, on the emissions scandal
The Transport Committee heard evidence on Volkswagen and emissions on 12 October 2015. This evidence raised questions about the arrangements for type approval and in particular the current drive cycle used during such tests.