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Current Event July 7, 2016

Biggest Consumer Settlement


Volkswagen, the largest car maker in Europe, is known for making cars that are good for the environment. Last year Volkswagen admitted to knowingly cheating the emissions tests of their diesel cars. They have now agreed to pay more than $15 billion to compensate customers and to fix damage done to the environment. This is the biggest judgment ever made against an automaker.

Transportation Ethics Technology

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AIR DATE: 06/28/2016


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