Diesel Scam: Who has bought his car after 2015, is likely to be empty

Volkswagen for a while and may be able to do still more for education, said the presiding judge Stephan seiter. In the light of the messages of the group at 22.

Diesel Scam: Who has bought his car after 2015, is likely to be empty

Volkswagen for a while and may be able to do still more for education, said the presiding judge Stephan seiter. In the light of the messages of the group at 22. September 2015 and to the extensive media coverage that followed, it seems the Senate but do not assume that the buyer could have been completely innocent. Also in the second negotiated issue of whether a successful plaintiff can receive in addition to the compensation also the interest of VW, it is for Diesel owners bad.

VW-buyers get in for younger models no money

Both judgments should no longer be Tuesday, but in the short term, announce on, like outsider said. When, exactly, was not clear initially. On Thursday, the Senate has already scheduled the pronouncement of the judgment in two other Diesel cases.

On the 25. In may 2020, the Supreme court noted - and the same Senate that negotiated the current cases - in a ruling that Volkswagen has systematically and long-deluded years. Dupes Diesel driver have a right to claim damages - but only if you could know at the time of purchase, nothing from the fraud. The VW group said in a media release: "From the point of view of Volkswagen is clear: anyone Who purchased the motor vehicle after September 2015, had to know that he purchased an affected vehicle. In these cases, no claim for compensation exists. This applies in the case of complaints against the dealer in the same way as in the case of complaints against Volkswagen is confirmed by the vast jurisdiction of the courts of appeal," says VW.

plaintiffs now hope to ECJ judgment

Regardless of virtually all Diesel manufacturers expected a different decision with far-reaching consequences, this time from the European court of justice. The ECJ must decide whether to shutdown facilities in the case of Diesel engines, including the famous "thermal window", to comply with the law. A report by the public Prosecutor's office has denied the recently clear, where it went in Detail, so that a Motor may not have two modes of operation (such as the famous "mode 0" and "mode 1" in the case of Volkswagen). With the deactivation of the exhaust-gas cleaning for engine protection are only allowed if the vehicle this is a direct damage threat. Diesel or Plug-In Hybrid - which is better? The great duel FOCUS Online/Wochit BMW 330d against 330e Diesel or Plug-In Hybrid - which is better? The great duel

lawyer: "are thousands of Diesel illegally"

it is Still unclear whether each of the "thermal window" - so, in General, any temperature-dependent exhaust gas cleaning-switch - off-is affected. This would then actually mean that, in addition to the fraud-diesel engines, of the type EA189 still hundreds of thousands of other Diesel-may be would not have brought cars from Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and Seat, but also from other manufacturers such as Mercedes, BMW, Volvo, or Renault, with the corresponding emission control in the transport. Observers, such a blanket Interpretation of the ECJ is possible, but you would be pretty out of touch with reality. Because even in the case of the German Federal environment Agency publicised systems for Hardware retrofitting in Diesel vehicles, there are such a thermal window. Here, the Auto-Newsletter

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Many advocates expect, in any case, with the ECJ ruling, a new wave of lawsuits against not only VW, but also against other corporations such as Daimler. The law firm Goldenstein & Partner, the first Supreme court ruling in the VW-led event, from: "Numerous Tests have shown that the manipulated VW diesel vehicles after the implementation of the mandatory Software Updates are only at certain temperatures actually clean. It is assumed, that the judges of the European court of justice's interpretation of the law of the General attorney to follow in your soon-to-be judgment. Then also re-used as a disconnection device would be from VW declared as illegal. Affected holder of VW vehicles and could enforce their rights, therefore, even though you have bought your car only in the year 2016 or even later. Several million VW vehicles with the Software Update would have to be summoned back. In addition, the diesel scandal, it would reach almost all other manufacturers of diesel vehicles,” believes lawyer Claus gold stone.

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Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 22:27

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