Got Your Fahrvergnügen Right Here

November 11, 2015 The Alpha Dawg

Got Your Fahrvergnügen Right Here


Volkswagen has pledged to compensate dealers for halted sales on models affected by “Dieselgate,” including the 2015 Jetta, pictured.

In the television version of “The Incredible Hulk” back in the ’70s, Bill Bixby portraying Bruce Banner used to say the show’s famous tagline: “You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” You won’t have to read between the lines or guess what kind of mood I’m in as I write this article. The Dawg is in full-on Hulk mode.

Unless you’ve been living in a cave without communication with the outside world over the last few weeks, you are aware that Volkswagen has lost equity value of more than $18 billion and is facing government fines, lawsuits and consumer defection because of the company’s deliberate deception and misleading of consumers. The U.S. government may — and probably will — fine the company up to $37,500 per vehicle that qualifies. That is not counting what foreign governments will do.

Read the whole article here on AutoDealerMonthly.