Posts Tagged ‘VW’
Volkswagen Fanboy Spotted on Sacramento Street: “YES IT’S A DIESEL” – Breaking the NOx News to the TDI ClubMonday, November 30th, 2015
As seen by photographer James Corrigan:
Read the news and turn the pages:
“Study: Volkswagen’s emissions cheat to cause 60 premature deaths in U.S. – Timely vehicle recall by German automaker would avoid some 130 early deaths, researchers say.”
And yet he’s still making more money than you:
This case is similar to those against Asiana and Boeing for Flight 214, in that seat belt design might have played a very small role. Perhaps these seat belts could have been designed better, I don’t know. Perhaps we’ll find out after trial or, more likely, this case will settle for a couple million and we’ll never hear about it again…
The News of the Day:
“Audi said 2.1 million cars worldwide were fitted with the software that allowed parent Volkswagen to cheat U.S. emission tests. Some 1.42 million Audi vehicles with so-called EU5 engines are affected in Western Europe, with 577,000 in Germany and almost 13,000 in the United States, a spokesman for Ingolstadt-based Audi said on Monday. Affected model lines include the A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, TT, Q3 and Q5…”
Oh, and here’s the story of how things came to light.
Now this ride espied in Frisco the other day is too large to be powered by a two litre engine, but even so…
Even so, Dude…
I know what you’re thinking – you’re thinking, But Will It Drift?
Well, with plastic wrapped around the tires, the answer is YES