the Consumers of the member states of the European Union (EU), in may Volkswagen, in the court of their own country; the days in respect of claims relating to the dieselschandaal. That is, the European Court of Justice on Thursday determined.
the ruling by the highest European court of justice could, Volkswagen may be numerous claims made about consumers in all the member states of the European Union. In the Netherlands, and gave the Consumer before the court, the court will take steps.
An Austrian court to the Ecj the question is laid out, or that they have jurisdiction to render judgment on any claim that was filed by a group of VW owners who are adversely affected, and felt. In accordance with the highest European court, EU law, and that as a matter of principle, should be in the country in which the respondent resides.
However, in the case of a tort, the case may also be brought to the place where the damage occurred. And, in the case of diesel engines from Volkswagen, the damages following the purchase of the car, as there is still more paid than the actual value.
in The interests of consumers in Austria and want to make up for the difference between the acquisition cost and the value of the vehicle at the time that turned out to be that they cheated-it was.
as For the diesel engines of the Volkswagen was found, the emissions are in fact higher than the manufacturer had claimed.