Think your Nissan or Renault is better for the environment? Think again.
Nissan and Renault may have cheated emissions tests. You could be entitled to compensation.
“40,000 lives were cut short by air pollution in the UK” BBC / Greenpeace
“A study by Transport and Environment, an organisation campaigning for clean air, found that Nissan was among the worst emissions offenders.” Transport and Environment: Dieselgate: Who? What? How?
“A French inquiry which investigated Renault emissions determined that it could not rule out the possibility that Renault had used illegal defeat devices.” The Guardian
“For brands on which we’ve collected data for both Euro 5 and Euro 6 diesel cars, Renault is the biggest polluter in our tests.” Which? (source)
Join the Claim
If you have owned or leased a Renault or Nissan vehicle, manufactured between 2009 and 2019, you might be entitled to compensation. Check your eligibility now.
Harcus Parker acts for owners of Nissan and Renault vehicles who feel let down. It is alleged that some Nissan and Renault vehicles may have been fitted with defeat devices, similar to those found to be used by Volkswagen.
Defeat devices detect when an emissions test is being carried out and reduce emissions accordingly. When cars are driven in the real world, emissions are often many times higher than the regulated limits.
NOx comprises several gases, but of primary concern are Nitric Oxide (NO) and Nitrogen Dioxide, together NOx. NOx emissions are harmful to the environment and to human health. Illnesses related to air pollution cost the UK £20 billion annually. Reports estimate that around 40,000 deaths each year are attributable air pollution.
Recent reports have also identified individuals exposed to poor air quality as being more likely to suffer from severe Covid-19 symptoms.Your Renault or Nissan car could be contributing to increasing emissions.
If you have owned or leased a Renault or Nissan vehicle, manufactured between 2009 and 2019, you might be entitled to compensation. You could be entitled to several thousands of pounds of compensation.
The scandal in numbers
Renault vehicles to be recalled throughout Europe
worldwide vehicle sales undertaken by Nissan-Renault Alliance
vehicles sold by the Nissan-Renault Alliance in Europe from 2009 to 2019
excess deaths a year attributable to air pollution in the UK
How do I claim?
If you have bought or leased a Renault or Nissan vehicle in England or Wales manufactured between 2009 and 2019 you may be eligible to join the claim. You could be entitled to several thousands of pounds of compensation.
If you bought or leased an affected Nissan or Renault vehicle in Scotland or Northern Ireland, you can still join a claim, but it will be handled slightly differently.Harcus Parker will act on a no-win, no-fee basis, and will pay any third-party costs necessary to progress the claims to trial.