Study Connects 60 Deaths To Volkswagen Emissions Scandal
A new study says the illegal levels of emissions from Volkswagen vehicles could cause people to die a decade prematurely.By Ben Lawson | October 30, 2015
A new study says Volkswagen's emissions-test cheat will contribute to dozens of deaths in the U.S.
Roughly 60 Americans have died or will die prematurely due to excess emissions from Volkswagen diesel vehicles, according to the research. It suggests these excess emissions contributed to respiratory and cardiac conditions. (Video via Volkswagen)
If a total vehicle recall is not issued by the end of 2016, then Volkswagen could be responsible for another 130 early deaths and in further health and social costs, according to the researchers.