Tag: Volkswagon

The car manufacturing industry’s growing pollution problem

Exhaust spewing from a car

Diesel cars manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Mazda, and Honda have all been found to emit more pollution on the road than their regulatory tests have shown.     In September, it was reported that Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act by misleading emissions testers into believing their diesel vehicles produce less pollution than they actually emit. This… Read More

Volkswagen’s costly emissions scandal continues to worsen

Closeup of Volkswagon car

Volkswagen’s stock dropped almost 30 percent after it was announced on Friday that the company violated the Clean Air Act. Now, the company faces fines and lawsuits that could cost them billions of dollars.   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found out that Volkswagen installed a device in many of their diesel vehicles that can detect when… Read More