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How Long Does a Diesel Emissions Claim Take?

Many people in the UK can join the group litigation and bring a diesel emissions claim against major car manufacturers, which first surfaced in 2015 when Volkswagen was found to have used defeat devices to cheat emissions testing. The average payout from that case was approx £2,100 – but it took several years for compensation to come about. So, as …

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How Long Does a Diesel Emission Claim Take?

Many people in the UK are joining the group litigation claim against major car manufacturers, which first surfaced in 2015 when Volkswagen was found to have used “defeat devices” to cheat emissions testing. The average payout from that case was £2,100 – but it took several years for compensation to come about. So, as the lawsuit against other vehicle brands …

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What Could a Diesel Emissions Claim Be Worth?

Volkswagen was the very first vehicle manufacturer to be named in the diesel claim scandal, after which the brand was found to have used defeat devices under test conditions to cheat emissions standards by achieving false results. The vehicle software cheated air pollution tests by adjusting engines under test conditions to emit fewer pollutants, making the vehicle appear more environmentally …

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Making a Diesel Claim, What Are The Risks?

The diesel emissions scandal has rocked the motoring world. Many famous car makers are under investigation for using “defeat devices” in diesel cars and vans – deceptive technology that leads to false emissions readings that are, in reality, significantly higher than reported. Due to manufacturers’ deception, law firms in the UK are launching class action lawsuits to get the affected …

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Who Could Be Included In The Dieselgate Scandal?

The automotive industry has been under fire due to the appropriately named “Dieselgate” scandal, and its controversy has seen it hit news headlines worldwide. Sure, it may have started with Volkswagen in 2015 (which has paid over £193 million in class action lawsuits to consumers in the UK), but the scandal has since snowballed further. Many more of the world’s …

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What Happens After Submitting Diesel Emission Claims?

It’s been all over the news. Hundreds and thousands of diesel cars produced between 2007 and 2018 may have been affected by “dieselgate” – a scandal in which a number of big-name vehicle manufacturers were caught fitting certain models with defeat devices to cheat emissions tests before being approved for sale. Because of this, thousands of vehicle owners purchased new …

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Diesel Emission Claims: How to Know If Your Vehicle Is Affected by the Scandal

Brand-new vehicles undertake pollution tests before they can be sold. However, in 2014 the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) revealed that a number of big-name vehicle brands had unlawfully installed manipulative software in various car models to “cheat” these pollution tests. Many well-known car makers have since been roped into the scandal after evidence showed that many of them …

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Mercedes in London’s High Court

Mercedes are facing around 330,000 legal claims in London’s High Court over ‘defeat devices’ in diesel vehicles. Mercedes-Benz faces around 330,000 legal claims over the alleged use of “defeat devices” in diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests. The claims come from owners of Mercedes cars, who argue that the company fitted their vehicles with illegal software that artificially lowered emissions …

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Out of court settlements in the US and UK

Mercedes-Benz paid out more than $700 million in a settlement with thousands of drivers in the U.S. However, if you are in the UK and want to make a Mercedes diesel claim, you will need to wait. Lawyers are still battling through the courts trying to get justice for drivers. Law firms started legal action against Mercedes later than VW …

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Are car manufacturers creating diesel claims by cheating emission tests?

Regulators require car manufacturers to test the pollution emitted by every diesel vehicle straight off the production line. Independent testers discovered some car companies, including VW, were installing “defeat devices”.  This sophisticated software cheated and manipulated the test results of the vehicle’s nox emissions.  In 2014 U.S. authorities reported these crimes, creating diesel claims against the vehicle manufacturers and lead …