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The Volkswagen Scandal - Air Pollution and Administrative Inertia

Ludwig Krämer

elni Review 2016, Issue 2, pp. 64-74. https://doi.org/10.46850/elni.2016.010

This contribution deals with the manipulation of NOX emissions from Volkswagen diesel cars on the one hand, and with the manipulation of CO2 emissions from diesel and petrol cars by Volkswagen on the other. The scandal became public in 2015. Volkswagen is a German car manufacturer; to the company also belong Porsche, Audi, Skoda, Scania, Ducati, Seat, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Quattro.

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