28 Jun '11, 3pm

Greenpeace Says VW Is Europe's Least Green Automaker: Video

Greenpeace Says VW Is Europe's Least Green Automaker: Video

Greenpeace 'Dark Side' ad attacks Volkswagen Enlarge Photo In the United States, we often think of Volkswagen as a moderately green company -- an automaker responsible for small vehicles like the popular Golf and New Beetle , and one of the few companies to make diesel rides for the American market. Across the pond, however, Greenpeace has singled out VW as Europe's least green automaker , and it's launched a full-scale marketing campaign to encourage the company to change its ways. Greenpeace has leveled a number of complaints against Volkswagen , but two carry the most weight: 1. Despite being Europe's largest automaker and having ample resources to develop fuel-efficient cars, VW is lagging far behind competitors like BMW and Toyota . 2. Volkswagen is actively lobbying to counter tighter C02 emissions standards that are set to roll out across Europe in 2020. These and o...

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