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What is dieselgate, and how does it affect drivers in the UK?

The global ‘dieselgate’ scandal started back in 2015, when the US Environmental Protection Agency discovered Volkswagen Group had been selling cars with illegal emissions-cheating software. The software could detect when a vehicle was undergoing emissions testing and tweak its performance to deliver cleaner results.

Jaguar Land Rover DPF claims vs. dieselgate claims

When it comes to automotive controversies, few topics have garnered as much attention as the emissions scandal. But while ‘dieselgate’ has dominated headlines, not all claims against car manufacturers relate to emissions cheating.