VW Boss Predicts ‘Renaissance’ For Diesel Vehicles Once People Forgive And Forget

The Daily Caller | 1/16/2018 | Staff
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Volkswagen is predicting diesel-powered vehicles will experience a boom in sales once people no longer care the German automaker affixed emission-cheating devices to its cars.

VW is expecting customers to forgive the company for its record of duping regulators about the extent of their diesel fleet’s emission output, CEO Matthias Mueller, who previously promised the company would deviate from diesel-fueled vehicles, said Monday night at the Geneva International Motor Show.

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“Diesel will see a renaissance in the not-too-distant future because people who drove diesels will realize that it was a very comfortable drive concept,” Mueller said. “Once the knowledge that diesels are eco-friendly firms up in people’s minds, then for me there’s no reason not to buy one.”

The company was sentenced in April to three years of probation for engaging in the nearly 10-year long scheme. VW must also undergo scrutiny from an independent regulator as part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January, as well as pay down a...
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