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68,000 Premature European Deaths A Year From Diesel Vehicle Pollution

March 20th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Volkswagen board members must be wondering how to put away this never-ending diesel scandal, now in its third year. Despite trying its best to avoid the consequences, the auto giant was once again caught a few months back with emission tricks. Adding insult to injury, a German political scandal is brewing from citizens demanding politicians step in ... and many politicians not wanting to step in


German Court Hands Down A Death Sentence For Diesel

February 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Nowhere is the fight between the public good and corporate greed more apparent than in Germany, a nation that has made diesel vehicles the basis of much economic prosperity. To get a better understanding of how important diesel-powered cars are to the German auto industry, watch episode 1 of the new Netflix series Dirty Money. It examines the love affair German car companies have had with diesel engines since the 1970s when OPEC shut off the world's petroleum supply



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