A large amount of people have received Volkswagen recall letters due to the scandal which has recently aroused claiming that Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda car’s have a software on their diesel engines which affects the output data on vehicle emission testing.
If you have purchased, leased or hired any of the above vehicles with a EA189 engine (you can verify this by checking with Volkswagen themselves or by checking your VSC documents or service book) then you may be entitled to claim compensation.
“What compensation may I be entitled to if my vehicle is affected?”
There is a possibility that there is a claim for compensation against Volkswagen, you could receive the benefits from the following:
- Increased Fuel Costs
- Increased Car Tax
- Out of pocket expenses and losses as a result of the issue
- Refund of any company car tax allowance that may be affected by the emission testing
It is reported there are 1.2 million British cars affected by the Volkswagen Cars. It is reported that the following vehicles were sold in the UK with the anti-emissions software:
- 508,000 VW cars
- 400,000 Audi vehicles
- 132,000 Skoda vehicles
- 77,000 Seat cars
- 80,000 Commercial vehicles
It is mentioned that the “cheat device” fitted to the Volkswagen vehicle and the others in its Group, may have been up to 40 times the test results. Volkswagen have began their recall for the affected vehicles by sending the consumers Volkswagen recall letters.
Volkswagen Diesel Recall
If your VW has been recalled you need to contact us now so that your rights are protected and evidence preserved to make a claim