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2017-08-24 13:26

Image: AP / Matthias Schrader

Munich - Prosecutors in Germany have discovered that Audi has fitted thousands of cars with the same vehicle identification number (VIN), reports German journal Handelsblatt, according to German journal Handelsblatt. 

Documents found during a raid at the luxury automaker's offices convey thousands of cars exported to China, Korea and Japan were given the same VIN. 

A VIN is 17-digit bespoke number that cannot be replicated by law, at least in Europe, for 30 years. 

Handelsblatt spoke to prosecutors who admitted that they are puzzled by the automaker's action and are investigating the incident.

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