Volkswagen doesn’t understand that the emissions scandal is an ethical one

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Nitrogen oxide in combination with oxygen is a major air pollutant which leads to respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses, smog and acid rain, and cause premature deaths.

The editorial board of the New York Times wrote an opinion piece saying that the Volkswagen Group should have reacted differently following the emissions scandal


The governing board of the Volkswagen Group (VW) seems unable “to understand that from the public’s point of view, the problem (about the emissions scandal) was not so much cheating on tests as concealing the threat that its cars posed to the health of the public,” New York Times wrote on February 16.

The editorial board of the New York Times wrote an opinion piece, two days ago, saying that according to reports, the VW is planning to offer “generous” compensation to American owners of the VW...


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