A diesel emissions scandal, dubbed “dieselgate”, rocked the automotive world in 2015, when Volkswagen was accused of covering up the true amount of emissions their vehicles produced.
Since then, the European Union fined Volkswagen and BMW £750million for their involvement in the emissions scandal in July 2021.
Mercedes was not part of this original EU investigation, nor was it fined.
With the new claims being brought forward by Slater and Gordon, they believe an estimated 600,000 Mercedes vehicles in the UK may have been affected by defeat devices, with a potential one million individuals able to make a claim.
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