Published on : Sep 01, 2017
Volkswagen UK has recently come up with a lucrative offer for its customers, where they are being given a discount of up to £6,000 to buy a diesel cars, while purchasing a new one. All the Volkswagen brands from UK, comprising of Skoda, Seat, Audi, and all Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are going serve the same offer all over.
As a consequence of VW’s diesel emission scandal, it propelled a more liberal plan in Germany in August. However, the UK competitors such as Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Hyundai, BMW, and Vauxhall have already floated the scheme. Opponents such as Toyota has likewise propelled a scrappage plan on Friday, presenting up to £4,000 on the purchase of another Toyota. This UK scheme by VW's is a augmentation of the activity propelled in Germany, which was introduced after a high level meeting amongst government officials and the nation's key players in car making, that included Daimler, Opel, and BMWVW's German plan offered a relaxation of up to 10,000 euros (£9,000) to exchange diesel vehicles.
Auto Companies under Pressure after VW’s Diesel Scandal
Diesel vehicles have been under investigation over increased amounts of nitrogen oxide discharges that came into notice after VW's diesel scandal. As it was disclosed two years ago, Volkswagen had duped discharges tests, influencing 11 million vehicles around the world. After this incidence, automobile companies have been under immense pressure from the political parties, particularly in Germany, to urge customers to purchase vehicles that emit less pollutants, giving rise to diesel vehicles in the market. The discount offer by VW's UK plan will be valid for any diesel vehicle that has emission standards going below Euro 5 and was enrolled before 2010.