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Volkswagen is suspending the sale of 4,000 vehicles in Britain in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal.
A VW spokesman said the suspension applies to models across the Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and Seat brands.
It affects just three per cent of cars in stock and they are vehicles that have not been registered yet.
The vehicles contain the EA 189 engines which are fitted with software that was used to con emissions testers in the US.
He added that it was a measure taken in order to fix the software before they are sold.
A company spokesman said: "As a voluntary measure we have suspended the sale of unsold diesel vehicle stocks that have the EA 189 engines."
He added: "It is a temporary halt on sale until a technical fix is applied to the cars."
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It is a big scandal for Volkswagen, who are facing billions of pounds of fines and compensation.
The share price has crashed again - a fall of 18% for a second day in a row. That's not unusual, that's almost unheard of.
It's not just VW that this is affecting, it is also hitting the share prices of many other car manufacturers.
That's because of the suspicion that the cars that we drive do not bear much resemblance to the cars that pass these really tough emissions tests.
There have been calls for investigations in Italy, in Germany and in South Korea.
The Climate Change Committee estimate that there's a gap between official and real world co2 emissions of 35%.
Volkswagen have dismissed claims that the CEO Martin Winterkorn is to be replaced.
German media reported, citing supervisory board sources, that the company was to oust Winterkorn to replace him with Porsche's CEO Matthias Mueller.
A Volkswagen spokesman said the claims are "ridiculous".