Popular Action for compensation of Portuguese consumers harmed by the Daimler/Mercedes-Benz “dieselgate”

A popular action has been filed today at the District Court of Lisbon, by consumer protection association Ius Omnibus. Ius Omnibus is seeking compensation for all consumers who own Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with diesel engines, in accordance with Euro 5 and Euro 6 (up to Euro 6c) – for Daimler’s use of illegal cheat devices, the prohibition of which was confirmed by the European Court of Justice on 17th of December 2020 (Case C-693/18).

If it succeeds, this action will cause Daimler/Mercedes-Benz to pay compensations estimated at a minimum of €4.200,00 per vehicle.

You can read more about this case here.