In a world where air pollution causes thousands of premature deaths each year, the race to reduce emissions is on. But, for many car manufacturers, cheating emissions tests became commonplace. ‘Dieselgate’ made headlines when Volkswagen was slapped with a record $20 billion fine for intentionally cheating the system. However, as this documentary reveals, they were not the only culprits.
From Peugeot-Citroen to Renault, numerous car manufacturers were accused of defrauding emissions tests. This eye-opening documentary introduces us to the researchers who uncovered the cheat devices and investigates the true dangers posed by nitrogen oxides emissions. Through exclusive interviews with industry insiders and experts, the documentary delves deep into the murky world of emissions testing and the devastating impact of air pollution.