Exposed: Dieselgate's Impact on the Auto Industry

Volkswagen’s brazen cheating on air pollution rules rocked an industry with a history of skulduggery. The scandal has now cost the company $30 billion plus jail time for one. Furthering chaos in the auto industry is a Trump administration looking to roll back emissions standards while California and 12 additional states, making up 36% of the auto market, threaten to maintain theirs. Alberto Ayala, Air Pollution Control Officer, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District Edward Niedermeyer, Auto Industry Analyst and Commentator, Autonocast Margo T. Oge Former Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. EPA This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 27, 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One