Today in Cars: Americans Snapping Up Gas Guzzlers

The longtime head of Volkswagen was forced into retirement this week, and the boardroom machinations behind the ouster could have been lifted straight out of an episode of House of Cards. Ferdinand Piech transformed Volkswagen from an unremarkable brand to the third largest automaker in the world. But it wasn’t enough to prevent a coup from within the ranks of his own deputies. We talk about that and other auto-related news in our regular cars segment.

Credits

Guest:
Aaron Robinson - Editor at Large, Hagerty magazine

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal