Hausfeld is a leading international law firm with significant experience of collective redress and group claims. Lawyers for UK Drivers welcome Court’s decision to deny Volkswagen’s appeal in emissions claim 6 August 2020 Potential claims flood in from UK Mercedes drivers over ‘cheat devices’ 14 May 2020 Our clients were successful in the High Court in December 2019 when they proved that VW fitted 1.2million vehicles with defeat devices and cheated emissions testing. Thousands of VW and Audi owners are entitled to £8,500 compensation over the diesel emissions scandal, according to reports. You may be able to join the Claim if your car was manufactured by Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, Skoda or Porsche and: It is a 1.2, 1.6, 2.0, or 3.0 litre diesel vehicle with engine EA189, EA288 or EA897; It was manufactured between 2009 and 2019; Final eligibility will be determined based on confirmation of the validity of your claim. At least 1 million motorists could still claim thousands of pounds over the diesel emissions scandal. A number of its models have been fitted with Volkswagen's "defeat device" that we argue has allowed vehicles to cheat emissions tests and boast better performance and lower pollutants as a direct result. Around 90,000 motorists who bought or leased one of the 1.2 million affected VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda diesel models in the UK have taken legal action for compensation in … Audi is part of Volkswagen, which in 2015 admitted cheating emissions tests on 11 million vehicles worldwide. Mr Justice Waksman ruled that VW subverted key air pollution tests by using… Anexo Group plc, the specialist integrated credit hire and legal services provider, notes the preliminary judgment announced on 6 April 2020 in the High Court of Justice regarding the class action against Volkswagen AG (‘VW’) and its subsidiaries (the ‘VW Emissions case’). Included within these 1.2 million vehicles were cars within the VW brand, Audi, Seat, and Skoda, as well as VW commercial vehicles. Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler already faces charges relating to the affair. 1.2 million customers in the UK purchased Volkswagen (VW) manufactured vehicles unaware of the fact they were fitted with software designed to defeat vehicle emissions tests. Audi has been a subsidiary company of the Volkswagen Group since 1966. Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, was fined €870 million by German prosecutors in 2019 relating to the emissions scandal and Mercedes vehicles have been subject to recalls, including in the UK. The case became known as the VW emissions scandal or “dieselgate”. In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that 1.2 million of its vehicles sold in the UK were fitted with a cheat software. Owners of Volkswagens, Audis and Skodas affected by the diesel emissions cheating scandal of 2015 may be entitled to compensation as a result of class actions … VOLKSWAGEN have confirmed that there is 'no legal basis' for any UK claims against the company as part of the ongoing emissions scandal despite rumours the firm could need to … The revelations come as … Slater and Gordon is leading the VW NOx Emission Group Litigation on behalf of a group of over 90,000 affected car owners, including individuals and businesses.