Podcast: Howes on VW’s U.S. reckoning

Daniel Howes
The Detroit News

Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says this week’s criminal indictment of former Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn sends a powerful signal to automakers – and corporate bosses around the world. Scheming to evade the Clean Air Act and doing it with vehicles touted as “Clean Diesel” threatens a kind of official retribution that’s likely to keep on giving.

Daniel Howes' Weekend Essay