Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Could Cause 1,200 More Premature Deaths

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In September 2015, Volkswagen Group admitted to fitting 11 million vehicles worldwide with software to cheat on government tests for diesel pollution. A month later, a team of scientists estimated that excess emissions from 482,000 of those cars sold in the United States would cause about 60 premature deaths across the country.

Now, those same researchers project the death toll from 2.6 million affected cars sold in Germany between 2008 …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green

      

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