Too bad for VW, but the technology is not dead: https://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2019/04/top-10-best-diesel-cars-you-can-buy-in-the-us---the-short-list.html
As far as I’m concerned, I will never give up the diesel dream.
I waited in vain for VW to take advantage of the new diesel friendly government in DC, but Chrysler-Fiat were savvy and diligent to do so:
Maybe my next Passat will...
Today comes the news that DUSTLESSNESS INCREASES POLLUTION:
I wonder if the environmentalist drive to reduce the size of soot particles makes also pollution worse in European cities, in other words: large size soot particles may be better...
Could this spell salvation to the VW TDI fix?
You be the judge:
Maybe not all the buyback cars will end in South America. I'm eager to purchase a "buy back" in mint condition for the kids in college.
Change is coming:
If I were VW, I would take advantage of the changes to request a change in ash regulations. Micron size ash is easier on human lungs, and easier on diesel technology than today's nanometer ash regulations.
Well, it was Bosch's turn in the hot seat and they quickly pleaded guilty:
Will the new U.S. government approve the fix of all VW diesel engines involved in Dieselgate?
CHINA loves horse meat lasagna, they are keeping VW in the black: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34375127/vw-likely-to-win-global-sales-crown-as-toyota-growth-slows As long as Chinese buyers love eating VW lasagna, American buyers can go pound sand (or buy GM diesels).
If this is correct, and he follows thru, it may be that a large number of regulations, including environmental regulations which are applicable to diesel emissions, will be rescinded by executive fiat, and perhaps, with Congressional legislation...