The VW scandal is also hurting other industries. Raw material and precious metal suppliers for instance, in particular those dealing with platinum are feeling the pinch. Platinum is used for diesel catalytic converters, and demand has declined.
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The emissions scandal has sent the German auto group skidding into the red. The carmaker has released its first quarterly results since the cheating was revealed, but despite heavy losses, analysts remained upbeat.
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