PGMBM has announced today an out of court settlement agreement on behalf of our Claimants with the Volkswagen Group in the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation.
The Volkswagen Group have made a payment totalling £193million to circa 91,000 Claimants in the action.
The Volkswagen Group
The claims first became public in 2015 in respect of the two-mode software installed in certain Volkswagen Group vehicles with EA189 diesel engines.
The agreed settlement resolves the claims that were being brought against various Volkswagen Group and dealer entities in that group action in England & Wales.
PGMBM represented over 15,000 Claimants. A separate contribution is being made by the Volkswagen Group towards the claimants’ legal costs and other fees.
Tony Winterburn, a Partner and Head of Consumer Protection Litigation at PGMBM, commented
“This is a good day for the Claimants and is the culmination of five years of hard-fought litigation.”
My Diesel Claim
Currently, over 600,000 drivers have signed up to PGMBM’s My Diesel Claim Campaign. However, with an estimated 8.5 million diesel vehicles still on UK roads, the fight for justice and cleaner air is far from over.
The settlement agreement concludes claims against all Volkswagen vehicles with an EA189 engine registered between 2008 and 2015. However, PGMBM is still investigating claims against the Volkswagen Group for their 2009 – 2020 vehicles.
If you think your VW, Audi, Porsche, Seat, or Skoda might be involved, you can use our free eligibility checker at MyDieselClaim.com.