VW faces deluge of UK legal claims over emissions tests

VW faces deluge of UK legal claims over emissions tests

• Law firms report constant stream of inquiries
• Dealerships, car owners and shareholders ‘may have strong case’
• Lawyers say class-action suit could be UK’s largest
• German minister admits default devices fitted in European models

Volkswagen could face a barrage of legal claims from British car owners over the emissions tests scandal, according to top law firms.

Lawyers say they have been indundated with inquiries from VW drivers whose cars may have been far more polluting than claimed, after the German carmaker admitted installing defeat devices to cheat tests.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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