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Norman Baker and the VW emissions scandal

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On 7 Oct 2015 at 7:20am puzzled wrote:
Tory 'austerity' would have meant that testing would have been minimal.
VW is now saying that only a 'small' number of 'employees' were involved and that the 'repair' in most cases will be simply replacing a small bit of soft ware. Apparently because of the 'discovery' jobs will be lost. Masterly spin! Once again a big business cheats, apparently leans on government, and then merrily goes on to shift the ground away from moral responsibility.
Consumers are increasingly unprotected - their only weapon is not to buy. i shudder to think in this age of deregulation and 'austerity' what other dangerous criminality multi nationals may indulge in.
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On 7 Oct 2015 at 7:32am Tipex wrote:
So does Norman drive a VW?
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On 7 Oct 2015 at 7:38am puzzled wrote:
Take your point Tipex - this posting was meant to be added to the previous thread not to be the start of a new one!
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On 8 Oct 2015 at 12:45pm MyArse wrote:
Austerity my arse. Testing has been EXACTLY the same for years.
I put it to you that the US wanted to block the sales in the US of EU car makers Diesels, so reduced max emission levels by a factor or 100, so that Diesels couldn't achieve it. US thought they were being smart, so EU makers thought they could be smarter.
"Dangerous" criminality or US national self-interest?

 
 
On 8 Oct 2015 at 8:05pm Sussex Jim wrote:
Norman used to drive a Ford Capri.
A gas-guzzling posers' car whose only attribute was that the passenger seat would fully recline at the jerk of a lever.


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