Volkswagen CEO says diesel fume tests on monkeys were 'repulsive'

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Volkswagen said tests in which monkeys were exposed to toxic diesel fumes were "unethical and repulsive", apologising for the misconduct of those who were responsible for the study.

Volkswagen has come under fire after the New York Times reported last week that German carmakers had used an organisation called European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector (EUGT) to commission the tests.The study, conducted in 2014, was designed to defend diesel following revelations that.....

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