VW agreed in 2016 in the US on the payment of compensation. In Switzerland, and also in the rest of Europe, the willingness to negotiate by VW is missing.
The foundation for consumer protection (Stiftung Konsumentenschutz) has devised a lawsuit in cooperation with Schwärzler Rechtsanwälte in order to be able to assert claims in Switzerland from affected vehicle owners.
At the end of 2017, the extensive claim for damages of around 6,000 aggrieved victims was filed with the Commercial Court in Zurich.
If you are the owner or lessee of a vehicle affected by the VW exhaust scandal (in particular EA189, 3.0 liter V6 or 4.2 liter V8 diesel engine) and are resident in Austria, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, you are welcome to contact us via the contact form. We will inform you in a first step for free about your legal possibilities.