A scene from a commercial for a vehicle with Volkswagen’s TDI Clean Diesel engine. For years, the company aired TV spots using terms such as miraculous to describe the cars seemingly too-good-to-be-true balance of peppy acceleration, 40-mile-per-gallon gas mileage and low greenhouse gas emissions. The company later admitted it had cheated on U.S. emissions laws.
A scene from a commercial for a vehicle with Volkswagen’s TDI Clean Diesel engine. For years, the company aired TV spots using terms such as miraculous to describe the cars seemingly too-good-to-be-true balance of peppy acceleration, 40-mile-per-gallon gas mileage and low greenhouse gas emissions. The company later admitted it had cheated on U.S. emissions laws. Biesecker, Michael YouTube via AP
A scene from a commercial for a vehicle with Volkswagen’s TDI Clean Diesel engine. For years, the company aired TV spots using terms such as miraculous to describe the cars seemingly too-good-to-be-true balance of peppy acceleration, 40-mile-per-gallon gas mileage and low greenhouse gas emissions. The company later admitted it had cheated on U.S. emissions laws. Biesecker, Michael YouTube via AP

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