VW Emissions

Jenkins v. Volkswagen et al

Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 445800 

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaftis a manufacturer of many makes and models of automobiles. With their main headquarters located in Wolfsburg, Germany, VW is one of the leading manufacturers of vehicles.

Recently, it has been determined that Volkswagen used sophisticated illegal software in certain vehicle models which turns fuel emissions controls on only during official regulatory or other testing. At all other times, the emissions controls are suppressed. The result is that the cars meet emissions standards in laboratories or under testing conditions, but during normal operation they emit nitrous oxide and other pollutants at up to 40 times the levels allowed under Canadian or American laws and regulations. The software produced and used by Volkswagen is known as a “Defeat Device”.

Vehicles affected by the ignition switch problems are: 

  • Audi A3 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8, A8L and Q5 2014-2016 models
  • Audi Q7 2013-2015 models
  • VW Beetle 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Beetle Convertible 2.0L TDI 2012-2015 models
  • VW Golf 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Golf SportWagen 2.0L TDI 2015 model
  • VW Jetta 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Jetta SportWagen 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Passat 2.0L TDI 2012-2015 models 
  • Porsche Cayenne 2014-2016 models
  • Touareg 2013-2016 models

Wagners Law Firm filed a proposed class action on November 27, 2015 against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche with respect to the emissions defeat device.

  • Update – January 28, 2016

    Wagners are monitoring the ongoing developments concerning the Volkswagen Emissions scandal. A number of proposed class actions have been filed across Canada, including the action that we have filed in Nova Scotia.

    As matters develop and events transpire we will update this page with the latest information and news concerning the ongoing proceedings.

  • Update – November 27, 2015

    Wagners have filed a class action with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Halifax with respect to the emissions defeat device software which was installed in numerous makes and models of vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen and branded as VW, Porsche and Audi automobiles.

    The Statement of Claim may viewed under the Court Documents tab. 

The following documents concerning the class action which has been filed by Wagners as a result of the emissions defeat device common to numerous automobiles manufactured by Volkswagen are available for viewing in PDF format:

Wagners is presently accepting enquiries from individuals who owned vehicles which are subject of the installation of the emissions defeat device.

The following vehicles, manufactured by Volkswagen, are subject to the recall:

  • Audi A3 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8, A8L and Q5 2014-2016 models
  • Audi Q7 2013-2015 models
  • VW Beetle 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Beetle Convertible 2.0L TDI 2012-2015 models
  • VW Golf 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Golf SportWagen 2.0L TDI 2015 model
  • VW Jetta 2.0L TDI 2009-2015 models
  • VW Jetta SportWagen 2.0L TDI 2009-2014 models
  • VW Passat 2.0L TDI 2012-2015 models
  • Porsche Cayenne 2014-2016 models
  • Touareg 2013-2016 models
  • Other models which may be affected in future

If you are an owner of one of the above vehicles, you may be eligible for inclusion as a Class Member in our proposed class action lawsuit.

To sign up and determine if you qualify, please fill out this registration form:

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