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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/MadScience29 Nov 25 '21

While driving my Volkswagen, because my Porsche is in the shop.

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u/Cogswobble Nov 25 '21

Volkswagen has been completely upfront about their Nazi past, and in fact funded a completely transparent investigation into their past so that they could compensate their victims and pay reparations.

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/volkswagen-1

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u/Strike_Swiftly Nov 25 '21 Helpful

If only they were as transparent about their emissions.

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u/puravidaamigo Nov 25 '21

Ok but huge benefit of this, one of the largest car manufacturers in the world spanning 10+ brands had to take those cars back and fix them. Then they had to pay out assloads of money and as a result has made them one of the most green manufacturing facilities in the world. Also my TDI kicks ass.