Reviews Dieselgate: first condemnation of Volkswagen in France
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The Court of Appeal of Pau has just ordered the French subsidiary of Volkswagen to compensate the owner of a car from the German brand, in the case of dieselgateProcesses - The Pau Court of Appeal has just ordered the French subsidiary of Volkswagen to compensate the owner of a car from the German brand, in the case of Dieselgate
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This is a first in France. The Court of Appeal ofhas just ordered the French subsidiary of to compensate the owner of a car from the German brand, in the case of the , said this Friday the complainant's lawyer in a statement.
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according to Charles Constantin-Vallet, "this first victim having decided by 2016 to seize the civil justice has obtained, according to his personal situation (in particular the age and the mileage of the vehicle), in addition to the reimbursement of his expenses Lawyers, 4,000 euros compensation, corresponding approximately 15% of the purchase price of his Tiguan TDI 140 ".Millions of swagged engines
This judgment of April 27 represents "the only French conviction to date and the first court of appeal to rule on the responsibility of Volkswagen," added the lawyer in a statement, considering that This should "jurisprudence and allow all the victims concerned to assert their rights".
The dieselgate affair broke out in September 2015, revealing the trick of millions of diesel engines of VW and Audi brands in particular, to make them appear less polluting than they were in reality.
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Volkswagen Group France could react
requested by the AFP, Volkswagen Group France considered that the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Pau was "an isolated and unique decision and whose motivation is questionable". The company therefore indicated "the desirability of forming an appeal against this judgment which is, according to it, so far definitive".
"The French courts have regularly rejected for 5 years the legal actions formed against Volkswagen," she argues. Ms. Charles Constantin-Vallet considers, for his part, to "in place a joint judicial action allowing all the consumers who wish to act for their compensation." According to him, "more than 950.00 vehicles are concerned by this fraud" in France.
despite growth rates: car market weakens further .
The German car market continues to recover, but reflects the high level of previous years but still significantly behind. 230,635 cars were released last month, as the Motor Trade Office (KBA) announced on Thursday. © Hendrik Schmidt / DPA central picture / dpa New cars of the new electric ID.3 of Volkswagen on a factory park in Volkswagen Werk Zwickau. , this was about 37 percent more than in May of the previous year. Not only car dealers had to close then, the production was severely limited.