By David Dodge, CEO
Sports Officiating Consulting, LLC
Jack Ewing’s recently published book titled Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal chronicles the decline and fall of Volkswagen, once the largest automaker in the world and now the object of derision and scorn and struggling for its life under the weight of nearly $22 billion in fines and settlements.
As readers may be aware, Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to charges it equipped its diesel engines with software – dubbed “defeat devices” – which enables an engine to meet emissions standards when tested in a lab, while on the road the diesel engines continue to emit nitrogen oxide in amounts as high as 40 times the legal limits. [Read more…]