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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

Remember Volkswagen’s Delay Tactics Relating To “Holocaust Smear” In Netflix Documentary? That Didn’t Work. The Company Has Now Quickly Settled.

February 28th, 2018 | by James Ayre

We reported not that long back on the news that lawyers working for Volkswagen in the US were seeking to delay a trial relating to the diesel emissions scandal because of "inflammatory comments" made in a recent Netflix documentary — comments that drew allusions between the company's sponsoring of animal testing meant to be used for pro-diesel PR purposes and the Holocaust. The idea behind the legal argument was that the documentary would "unfairly" sway jurors against the company

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