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Monday, February 27, 2017

VW zooms back into profit after 'dieselgate'

Click HERE (Sunday Times Feb 26, World Section Page A26)

Sun morning class, we just discussed this example for the AQ on lies and untruths, how businesses may lie to conceal defects of their products to mislead the consumer....
Thanks to Richard Nixon's Watergate Scandal, any major scandal nowadays is taglined with the word 'gate' -- in this case, 'dieselgate'. VW lied by installing a software to give the impression that their diesel engine is environmentally-friendly when it is not....

"VW admitted 18 months ago to having installed software in 11 million diesel engines worldwide that could dupe emissions tests."


Consider also the lemon law in Singapore that protects consumer rights against defective products bought....