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VW gassing test subjects

2018-01-30 18:40:45.537214+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

The TDI scandal continues: VW suspends executive after reports of diesel fume tests on humans and monkeys. To be fair to Volkswagen, it wasn't just VW, it was a consortium of German companies:

Head of Group External Relations and Sustainability Thomas Steg will not report to work until the company investigates the work of the European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector (EUGT), a research group set up by VW and fellow German carmakers BMW and Daimler.

Maybe a little cultural sensitivity training would be in order; there are some historical echoes about Germans using gas that maybe someone working in "external relations" would know to not raise...

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