News Digest Item
09 Dec 2016

“EU Commission has to admit to its own mistakes”

The EU Commission should admit that it did little to ensure its own anti-pollution rules were enforced, and that carmakers were long suspected of using technology to get around emissions rules, says Sebastian Schöbel, ARD radio correspondent in Brussels in a commentary on “Without the Americans, emissions manipulation in Europe would not have come to light for years,” he says, referring to researchers in the United States who discovered that so-called defeat devices were enabling cars to pollute more than allowed.

Read the commentary in German here

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