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Volkswagen has said it is investigating whether its coolant could be tainted with nitrous oxide.
In a letter to owners, Volkswagen said it was “aware of the ongoing public health and safety issues associated with nitric oxide emissions” and that it had a team “working closely with regulatory authorities and the appropriate authorities in China.”
It said it would update owners as soon as possible about the matter.
In response to a query about whether the company was investigating the issue, Volkswagen spokesman Peter Stahl said the company “has a team working closely with regulators and the relevant authorities in the relevant countries and regions to identify any issues that might affect the safety of our vehicles.”VW said it had not found a direct link between nitrous and any injuries or fatalities.”VW is working closely and collaboratively with the relevant regulatory authorities in all countries where our vehicles are sold,” the company said.