News Digest Item
05 May 2017

“That’s how the coalition wants to whitewash the carmakers”

Spiegel Online

The German parliament’s inquiry committee into the diesel cheating scandal is set to conclude that the responsibility lay solely with carmaker Volkswagen, news site Spiegel Online reports, based on a draft of the committee’s final report. Neither other carmakers, nor the government or its agencies were to blame, Marcel Rosenbach and Gerald Traufetter write. “The German car lobby could hardly have written itself a more thorough whitewash document,” they say.

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Read background on BMW, Daimler, and VW’s vow to fight in green transport revolution on CLEW.

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