PGMBM filing ‘dieselgate’ group action against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

PGMBM is filing a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). We believe Fiat Chrysler deliberately misled customers by fitting ‘defeat devices’ in breach of diesel emissions regulations. Hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles may be affected, including Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Iveco, and Suzuki diesel vehicles. Fiat Chrysler is under investigation for fitting illegal ‘defeat […]

UK drivers one step closer to receiving Mercedes compensation

Mercedes-Benz has agreed to pay £1.7 billion to settle diesel emission cheat claims in the United States, meaning Mercedes UK drivers may be one step closer to getting the compensation they deserve. In a statement, Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes, said that it expected costs of £1.14bn relating to the civil and environmental […]

Former Volkswagen CEO to stand trial over emissions scandal

A German court has ruled that the former CEO of Volkswagen will have to stand trial as part of the Dieselgate emissions scandal.  Martin Winterkorn resigned from his post five years ago, after a notice of violation from the US Environmental Protection Agency brought to light years of VW emissions cheating.  What are the charges […]

PGMBM Initiates Legal Action Against Nissan and Renault

PGMBM has announced today that it is taking legal action against vehicle manufacturers Nissan and Renault, following allegations that illegal emissions defeat devices have been fitted in a number of cars and vans. Defeat devices are designed to sense when a car is under specific testing conditions, and accordingly turn on emissions controls, allowing the […]

SPG Law instructs Exchange Chambers on “Dieselgate” class action

A number of barristers from Exchange Chambers have been instructed by SPG Law (now PGMBM) to advise on the Volkswagen “Dieselgate” class action. SPG Law/PGMBM are acting for over 16,000 car owners who bought a diesel VW, Audi, Skoda or Seat car between 2008 and 2015. On the 18 September 2015 it was first alleged […]

Volkswagen reach settlement agreement in USA

A record breaking settlement decision has been reached in the Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal in the USA after VW allegedly fitted ‘defeat devices’ in its vehicles. A final figure of $14.7 billion was approved by US District Court Judge Charles Breyer on 25 October 2016. The money is the largest settlement sum in US history and […]