Volkswagen are surely the Russian Olympians of the automotive world.
Both were leaders in their classes, setting records and raising the bar. Both were respected and admired by their peers, their competitors and their audience.
But both deliberately and systematically cheated and deceived the world.
The Russians are getting what they deserve. Has Volkswagen been let off lightly in comparison? I think they have.
Every Volkswagen, Skoda or Audi road test I read makes me wonder if I’ll ever be able to believe what I read, or whether to trust them enough to buy and recommend their product ever again. Steve Richardson, South Hobart, Tas