24 Sep '15, 2pm

The Remedy for Volkswagen’s Diesel Scandal: Deliver on EV Promises

The Remedy for Volkswagen’s Diesel Scandal: Deliver on EV Promises

VW is promising the Audi Q6 E-Tron Quattro, a 300-mile pure electric SUV, by 2018. What a difference a few days make. Last week, Volkswagen made a strong appearance at the Frankfurt Motor Show—triumphantly unveiling a new dedicated electric crossover SUV from Audi, its luxury brand. The vehicle, promising more than 300 miles of range, would put VW in the vanguard of the green car market. But over the weekend, word emerged that the carmaker had for years been lying about the emissions of its so-called “clean diesel” cars, which actually contribute smog emissions up to 40 times beyond the legal limit in the United States. Those revelations seriously undermined any notions of VW as a company that cares about cutting-edge eco-friendly technology. Eleven million vehicles worldwide will be affected by a recall, with fines and lawsuits likely to cost tens of billions of dollars. ...

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