25 Sep '15, 8pm

US Diesel Technology Advocates Say Don’t Throw Diesel Out With Volkswagen Bathwater

US Diesel Technology Advocates Say Don’t Throw Diesel Out With Volkswagen Bathwater

Before a public angry over the Volkswagen scandal decides to burn Rudolph Diesel in effigy, a diesel advocacy group has issued a defense of emission-compliant diesel transport. Without actually naming Volkswagen, the non-profit Diesel Technology Forum located in Maryland said in essence one scandal does not an industry characterize. Volkswagen’s name was omitted because the advocacy group says its policy is to not comment on specific cases or circumstances involving individual companies and enforcement actions by the government, but the reference is clearly in reponse to Volkswagen. This week advocacy groups like Greenpeace and other environmentalists, as well as op-ed writers galore are having a field day in the wake of VW’s woes. Predictions include that an unforgiving public may see Volkswagen’s actions bring down the entire U.S. diesel passenger car industry. Various a...

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