Monday, September 21, 2015

volkswagen, dirty diesel



Volkswagen CEO 'deeply sorry' for breach of US environment rules
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/20/us-usa-volkswagen-ceo-idUSKCN0RK0IK20150920

"We have admitted to it to the regulator. It is true. We are actively cooperating with the regulator," a spokesman for Volkswagen said on Sunday.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/volkswagen-ceo-apologizes-after-epa-accusations-1442754877

"Experts say that the software enables cars to get better fuel economy at the expense of higher nitrogen-oxide emissions, which was likely one reason VW was using them..."

”From an industry perspective it may set back diesel technology as a means for auto makers to reach the requirements for high fuel economy,” he said.


독일차의 클린디젤 명성에 똥물이 튄 듯.
미국 정부를 속인 것이라, 연비를 속인 것과는 차원이 다른 처벌을 피하기 어려울 듯.
사과는 번개처럼 빨리 했으니, 과거의 토요타나 현대처럼 비난을 받지는 않을 수도.


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