It’s hard to understand why VW would fall on its own sword-they admitted they “faked” emission tests with a software switch. So why would they turn themselves in?
Is this a case of being occupied with outside board members who were told to sabotage VW? Was this an engineered coup-d’etat?
My guess is yes. The TDI clean diesel is probably the most efficient clean engine ever made. It has ability to be a market changer, and American car companies are not willing to take the chance that Americans might catch on and overcome their long standing aversion to noisy, smelly, and low torque views of diesel engines.
Better to bring out this old news of car companies (yes, all of them) “cheating” on their emission and mileage tests and nip the world’s #1 automaker in the bud before it takes off.
After all, Germany is occupied by America for a reason. Why would people think their big car companies are any different?
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