Which VW cars are affected by the emissions scandal UK?

Which VW cars are affected by the emissions scandal UK?

It has identified the VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne and Audi A6, Audi A7, Audi A8, Audi A8L and Audi Q5 as being potentially affected.

Does Volkswagen make diesel cars anymore?

Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche dealers can’t sell any new diesels, except for certain 2015 models sold as new. Volkswagen has since committed to electric cars, and it’s possible the company will not sell a TDI diesel in the U.S. ever again.

Is Volkswagen going to bring back diesel?

And while Volkswagen had previously hinted on the return of diesel engines for larger models in the India 2.0 strategy, there’s currently no news of diesel being brought back. Thus, unlike the firm’s global portfolio, the VW Group models here will continue to be petrol-only for now.

Are Hyundai involved in Dieselgate?

The Hyundai dieselgate scandal is relatively early on in its journey, meaning that investigations are still ongoing in relation to exactly which models are affected. Having said this, it is reported that both the Hyundai ix35 2.0 l Euro 5 and Hyundai i20 1.1 l Euro 6 contain defeat devices.

Can I still claim for VW emissions UK?

Yes. If you have an affected vehicle, whether it was purchased new or second hand including on finance, hire purchase, personal contract purchase or leased. You can also claim if you have sold the affected vehicle, provided that you have proof of ownership/leasing.

How do I know if my car is affected by VW scandal?

You can also check whether your car is affected by entering its Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) details on the Volkswagen, Audi, Seat or Skoda websites. You can make a claim even if you no longer own the car, as long as you still have proof of ownership and know the car’s VIN number.

What happened to all the cars VW bought back?

VW bought back 300,000 cars after its Dieselgate scandal — and now they’re sitting in 37 parking lots around the US. 300,000 VWs that the carmaker bought back from owners are sitting in parking lots around the USA. The vehicles will be sold to dealers or resold through used-car auction houses.

What will happen to diesel cars after 2020?

New diesel taxes arrive in April, affecting both private and company car owners, and in the long-run the Government will outlaw all diesel and petrol models by 2040. As part of the tougher laboratory tests, all new cars will also have to be tested on the road for their NOx emissions.

Why did VW discontinue diesel?

“It is a VW group strategy to focus on gasoline and that includes all the brands — Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Skoda. “Due to BS6 diesel has become a high cost option so we are focussing on fuel efficient petrol with our TSI engine range,” he said. The cost of ownership has also gone up for diesel vehicles.

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