The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: VW needs an eight-step recovery plan

October 13, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

How Volkswagen set the pace for the new era of ‘smart fraud’

By Lynn Stuart Parramore
October 6, 2015


Volkswagen cars in a delivery tower at the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, March 12, 2012. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

70 years after D-Day, some companies still struggle with their dark WWII history

By Peter Gumbel
June 5, 2014


As the world marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day this week with films, TV and radio broadcasts and dozens of new books specially published for the occasion, you might think that by now we know everything there is to know about World War Two. Check out any library or bookstore, and the amount of shelf-space dedicated to the 12 years of Hitler’s Third Reich often exceeds that of any other period in history, by far.

Why the far-right fears change in Chattanooga

By John Logan
February 11, 2014

On Wednesday through Friday, 1500 autoworkers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee will vote on whether to join the United Auto Workers union in a landmark National Labor Relations Board election. Like other U.S. outposts of foreign auto companies, the facility, which opened in 2011, has never had a union.