22 Feb '16, 2pm

EPA May Be Ready To Prod Rather Than Punish Volkswagen

If that report is accurate, it would mean that the government is leaning more towards the collaborative approach recommended by Elon Musk and a consortium of 44 other business leaders suggesting that it would be smarter to for Volkswagen to invest in electric cars rather than be hit with massive fines. That plan has been opposed by environmental groups , who think large fines are entirely appropriate for such egregious behavior. The EPA is currently in talks with Volkswagen to figure out what to do about the nearly 600,000 VW diesels in the US that do not comply with US emissions regulations.

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