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Volkswagen - Anti-pollution - 2.0 Litres

 

LEGAL NOTICE OF COURT APPROVAL OF:

VOLKSWAGEN / AUDI 2.0L TDI (DIESEL) EMISSIONS SETTLEMENT IN CANADA

COURTS HAVE APPROVED A NATIONWIDE SETTLEMENT IN CANADA TO BENEFIT MANY OWNERS AND LESSEES OF THE FOLLOWING 2.0L TDI VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR LEASED IN CANADA:

 

VW Jetta

2009-2015

VW Jetta Wagon

2009

VW Golf

2010-2013, 2015

VW Passat

2012-2015

VW Beetle

2013-2015

VW Golf Wagon

2010-2014

VW Sportwagon

2015

Audi A3

2010-2013, 2015

 

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS IN THE SETTLEMENT IF YOU OWNED OR LEASED ONE OF THESE VEHICLES ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 OR CURRENTLY OWN ONE OF THESE VEHICLES

 

Eligible owners and lessees may submit a claim for benefits now

If you are an eligible current owner and owned your vehicle on September 18, 2015, you may claim:

  • Buyback of your vehicle + Cash –OR–
  • Trade In your vehicle towards the purchase of a new or used Volkswagen / Audi vehicle + Cash –OR–
  • Keep your vehicle and receive an Approved Emissions Modification + Extended Emissions Warranty + Cash

If you are an eligible current owner and purchased your vehicle after September 18, 2015, you may claim:

  • Keep your vehicle and receive an Approved Emissions Modification + Extended Emissions Warranty + Cash

If you are an eligible lessee and continue to be in your lease, you may claim:

  • Lease Termination with no early termination penalty + Cash –OR–
  • Keep your vehicle and receive an Approved Emissions Modification + Extended Emissions Warranty + Cash

If you are an eligible owner or lessee and no longer have your vehicle, you may claim Cash

 

HOW DO I MAKE A CLAIM?

  • The period for submitting a claim begins on April28, 2017 and runs until September 1, 2018.
  • You may submit a claim online through www.VWCanadaSettlement.ca.
  • Alternatively, you may complete a paper claim form available at www.VWCanadaSettlement.ca or by calling the Canadian Settlement Claims Centre at 1-888-670-4773 and submit your form by mail to the address indicated on the form.

The Courts will approve amounts for legal fees and expenses to Class Counsel.  Those amounts will be paid separately and will not reduce your Settlement benefits.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SETTLEMENT BENEFITS AND TO MAKE A CLAIM
VISIT
WWW.VWCANADASETTLEMENT.CA OR CALL THE CANADIAN SETTLEMENT CLAIMS CENTER AT 1-888-670-4773
YOU MAY ALSO CONTACT CLASS COUNSEL LAWYERS FOR VEHICLE OWNERS AND LESSEES AT NO CHARGE Canada except Québec:  1-866-881-2292 –OR– 1-844-425-2934 / Québec and French inquiries:  1-888-987-6701

This Notice is only a summary of some of the terms of the Settlement. If there is a conflict between this Notice and the Settlement, the Settlement applies

 

 

The former owners and the former lessees of a 2.0-litre TDI vehicle that are not covered by the above-mentioned settlement remain part of the class action which continues with respect to them.

The same applies to any person who purchased or leased in the Province of Quebec one of the following vehicles:

6-cylinder diesel engine, 3.0 liters

· Volkswagen Touareg (2009 – 2016 model years)

· Audi A6 (2014– 2016 model years)

· Audi A7 (2014– 2016 model years)

· Audi A8 (2014– 2016 model years)

· Audi A8L (2014– 2016 model years)

· Audi Q5 (2014– 2016 model years)

· Audi Q7 (2009– 2016 model years)

This class action is led by Belleau Lapointe, LLP.

If you are affected by the above, we invite you to register as one of its members. This way, we will communicate with you whenever there are important developments in this file.

 

Chronology

April 2017

Roll out of Settlement program

March 2017

Settlement approval court hearing (Québec)

December 2016

A settlement agreement is concluded with Volkswagen regarding the vehicles equipped with a 4-cylinder diesel engine. This agreement is subject to approval by the Courts.

May 2016

The Superior Court of Québec suspends all the competing class actions instituted in Québec.

April 2016

Filing of the Amended Demand for Authorization to Institute a Class Action.

September 2015

Filing of the Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action.