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Vehicle type approval inquiry

Inquiry

The Transport Committee's report says the Government should investigate and consider prosecuting Volkswagen for its deception, but it has been far too slow to act.

Government Response


The Transport Committee's inquiry examines whether the vehicle type approval testing is fit for purpose.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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3rd Report - Volkswagen emissions scandal and vehicle type approval
Inquiry Vehicle type approval inquiry
HC 69
Report
Response to this report
4th Special Report - Volkswagen emissions scandal and vehicle type approval: Government response to the Committee's Third Report of Session 2016–17
HC 699
Special Report
4th Special Report - Volkswagen emissions scandal and vehicle type approval: Government response to the Committee's Third Report of Session 2016–17
Inquiry Vehicle type approval inquiry
HC 699
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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25 April 2016
Inquiry Vehicle type approval inquiry
Witnesses Richard Lloyd, Executive Director, Which?, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Professor of Commercial Law, University of Hull, and Peter Shears, Professor of Consumer Law and Policy, Plymouth University; Paul Higgs, Interim Chief Executive, Vehicle Certification Agency, Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State, and Ian Yarnold, Head of the International Vehicle Standards Division, Department for Transport (at 4.35pm).
Oral Evidence
14 March 2016
Inquiry Vehicle type approval inquiry
Witnesses Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders; and Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director-General of the Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, European Commission (at 4.40pm).
Oral Evidence
29 February 2016
Inquiry Vehicle type approval inquiry
Witnesses Alex Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Tony Soper, Technical Specialist, Homologation, Millbrook, and Dr George Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer, HORIBA MIRA.
Oral Evidence
Mr Martyn Maynard (VTA0016)
Mr Martyn Maynard (VTA0035)
Mr Martyn Maynard (VTA0034)

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