"EU sets important signal against national solo acts"
The European Commission’s decision to start infringement proceedings against a number of European countries for failing to cooperate in emissions cheating investigations is “long overdue,” writes Jörg Münchenberg in a commentary for Deutschlandfunk. European companies have thus far only gotten a “black eye” in Europe, while the US has imposed hefty fines, he writes. In addition, the Commission did not sufficiently go after suspicions of manipulation in the first place – only after Volkswagen was found to be cheating, he writes.
Read the commentary in German here.