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BERLIN — Volkswagen is renting parking spaces to save vehicles that can't be sole due to bottlenecks caused by new engine emissions tests.

Automakers are rushing to get models by a new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) tests that comes into outcome Sept. 1 in a Europan Union.

WLTP is formed on real-driving information rather than laboratory tests and has resulted in aloft CO dioxide emissions readings, loitering highway certification.

VW concurred in Jun a intensity check in adult to 250,000 vehicles and skeleton to stifle behind prolongation of some models during several plants due to contrast bottlenecks.

VW has rented some multi-story automobile parks and open parking lots to park a vehicles it can't nonetheless deliver, a association mouthpiece said.

The timing of when it will have to save register depends on a plant where vehicles are built, she added.

One choice is to use Berlin’s long-delayed general airport, Berlin-Brandenburg, nonetheless a preference has not nonetheless been made, she said.

VW pronounced in Jun it would tighten a categorical Wolfsburg bureau for 1-2 days a week between Aug and a finish of September. It will also tighten a Zwickau bureau on some days and components production will face ensuing delays.

The group’s plant in Emden will be sealed on some days in a third and fourth entertain due to lifeless direct for mid-sized cars.

German newswire DPA initial reported on Sunday that VW would temporarily park vehicles from August.

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