Mercedes Emission Claim
Have you leased or bought a diesel Mercedes car or van registered between 2007 and 2018?
If you have, then you may be eligible to claim compensation upto the ENTIRE VALUE OF YOUR CAR.
Mercedes has been found to have used a “cheat device” to report false emissions and now thousands of Mercedes owners are eligible for compensation.
Join thousands of Mercedes owners on our group action.
Thousands of current and former Mercedes owners have already been in touch to add their vehicle to our group action against Mercedes. The chance of success is extremely high as similar cases in the USA have already resulted in compensation of upto £10,000 but Versus Law is going one step further. We are going after the FULL VALUE of your vehicle.
Mercedes Benz Emissions Case
Mercedes-Benz is under investigation for allegedly installing illegal emission ‘defeat devices’ to hundreds of thousands of its diesel cars and vans, used to cheat emissions testing and limits laid down by Regulations imposed by law.
In 2018, the German Federal Motor Transport Authority, Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA) forced a recall of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles in Europe, regarding the potential software fitted to cheat diesel emissions. In 2019, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) identified five possible defeat devices that Mercedes could have been using.
A defeat device is defined as any element of design which senses temperature, vehicle speed, engine speed, transmission gear, manifold vacuum or any other parameter for the purpose of activating, modulating, delaying or deactivating the operation of any part of the emission control system that reduces the effectiveness of the emission control system under conditions which may be reasonably expected to be encountered in normal vehicle operation and use.
How has the emissions affected drivers
The affected vehicles contained devices by which NOx emissions during testing were reduced as to meet regulatory emissions standards. Higher emissions mean that customers are likely to have experienced an increase in their fuel bills. The performance of these vehicles, general maintenance and running costs are likely to have been negatively affected. Hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz owners in the United Kingdom could have been unknowing releasing illegal and dangerous nitrogen-based pollutant that is responsible for acid rain, global warming, smog and deterioration of the ozone layer.
The current position
There are currently many cases involving Mercedes-Benz fraudulent actions pending in courts around the globe. These cases include claims for damages and the right to return the vehicle without any financial losses. A number of firms across the UK have started to conduct their investigations in preparation for litigation. Customers who have been affected, those who have purchased, leased or financed a Mercedes vehicle (car or van) between 2007 and 2018; you may be eligible to claim compensation.
Make a claim
Here are Versus Law Solicitors we are inviting customers to join the group action against Mercedes-Benz on a no win, no fee basis. We believe everyone should have access to justice and all affected customers should be compensated for the wrongdoings of Mercedes-Benz.
We want to represent all individuals that were misled about the levels of pollutants that their vehicles were emitting. The technology to regulate vehicle NOx emissions already exists and therefore it is within the power of Mercedes-Benz and other car manufacturers to help reduce the significant impact of road transport on NOx emissions. So far they have chosen not to.
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Read our FAQ’s below or contact our team by filling out the claim form. Our team can assess your claim and there is no obligation to proceed with the claim if you change your mind.