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UPDATED CJEU Rules on Jurisdiction in Volkswagen Gas Emissions Case

Curia-1The Court has delivered its ruling in Verein für Konsumenteninformation v Volkswagen AG (Case C-343/19) yesterday.

The court rules that a motor vehicle manufacturer whose unlawfully manipulated vehicles are resold in other Member States may be sued in the courts of those States, and that the damage suffered by the purchaser occurs in the Member State in which he purchases the vehicle for a price higher than its actual value.

The judgment can be accessed here. See also the Press Release of the Court here.

 

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