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Dieselgate: VW Cheated On Emission Ratings, Criminal Charges Ahead?

According to latest news reports from reputable media sources, Volkswagen cheated on emission tests in the United States, creating a #dieselgate affair. the apparent cheat was created in order to achieve better emission ratings, showing their cars using less polluting engines than what they actually are. This news comes as a big blow to VW’s expansion plans and overall sales in United States, with a potential global impact. The reality is that Volkswagen will face huge fines, rumoured to be as high as 18 billion U.S. dollars. That is not all, though – their executives may even face criminal charges as well. Essentially, the company admitted systematically cheating on EPA tests. The cheat happened for

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Volkswagen Plant In Chattanooga Builds 500,000th Passat

In an impressive feat the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga has produced the 500,000th Passat a few days ago! The Chattanooga plant is the world’s first and only LEED Platinum certified factory. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods. This means that the plant is abiding to some of the highest ecological and enviromental standards. The VW Passat that is the celebration piece is a Candy White Limited Edition, with black interior, keyless access with pushbutton start, a rearview camera, heated seats, a 170 horsepower, 1.8 liter

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