Skoda Diesel Emission Claims – Recall
The Volkswagen emissions scandal has affected the Skoda Diesel engines following the C02 admission that it had been cheating the emissions levels of its diesel EA189 engines.
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The following makes are affected by being part of the VW Group of motor vehicles.
Why is Skoda implicated?
It is because as from Skoda is owned by Volkswagen. It is believed that similar “cheat software” used on Volkswagen were also used on the Skoda cars and thus will be effected by the revelations.
It is reported by the Daily Mirror that the United States Volkswagen CEO, Michael Horn that VW had made mistakes and feared an industry meltdown. There are about 11 million cars that have been affected. Of those vehicles it is estimated that the Seat have about 132,000 Diesel cars in the UK that may be subject to the “cheat” software and thus could be subject to a compensation claim.
The “cheat” software is said to mask the true value of the emissions, which has been said to generate up to 40 times greater pollution if tested without the software.
Class Action Seat CO2 Compensation Claims
If you have purchased, leased or hired an Audi vehicle with a EA189 engine (you can verify this by checking your VSC documents or service book)then you may be entitled to claim for the C02 compensationand losses of which see below. To be part of the Group Action v Skoda, register your interest now on the Skoda compensation Group Action – Claim Form
Compensation for C02 against Skoda
If you have purchased, hired, leased an Skoda motor vehicle with a EA189 enginediesel engine, you may be able to claim. At this stage we do not know how far back the “cheat” software has been fitted and full details of all the cars affected but this will be revealed at a later stage.
What can be claimed against Skoda:-
- Compensation for any depreciation of the vehicle as a result of the cheat software being fitted.
- 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
The law that solicitors will use to help make a claim against Skoda are:
- Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumer Regulations
- Misrepresentation Act 1967
- Sale of Goods Act
- Supply of Goods and Services Act
- Consumer Rights Act (this is a new piece of law that comes goes live in October 2015)
Skoda Compensation Emissions Claim
A class action is likely and you need to register your claim. Please contact us now with your details so that you will be notified when an action for Skoda vehicle emissions compensation or the Skoda Diesel Compensation –
To register your claim now click on the: Skoda Compensation Claim Form