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  1. EF-Roger

    EF-Roger Entrepreneur

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    It will be years before the penalties imposed on Volkswagen for systematically cheating on automotive emissions tests are known. But academics from two leading universities in the US have calculated what the scandal will cost in human lives.

    In a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, "Impact of the Volkswagen Emissions Control Defeat Device on US Public Health," researchers from Harvard and MIT estimate that the 482,000 non-compliant diesel vehicles sold in the US by Volkswagen and its subsidiaries between 2008 and 2015 will lead to approximately 59 people dying 10 to 20 years prematurely.

    Read more VW Scandal: 59 Early Deaths Expected In US - InformationWeek
     

  2. harpazo22

    harpazo22 Entrepreneur

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    Whoa, I hadn't heard about this. I need to look more into it. Wondering how the emissions cheating specifically affects the car's function. Scary and not cool. What will come of Volkswagon because of this?
     

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