James Robert Liang—one of the engineers who helped design the defeat device that fooled U.S. emissions regulators into thinking VW TDIs were cleaner than they really were—is the first VW employee to be sentenced in the U.S. for participating in Dieselgate. And boy is he going to pay dearly.
Wuliangye Yibin makes a popular Chinese alcoholic beverage. Brilliance makes popular, but dangerous, Chinese cars. Combine them to get cars with spotty safety records powered by liquor-company-built engines. Truly, Brilliance. [ChinaCarTimes]