Well… How come is it legal in Europe, but not in the US?
How many people die of gun violence in the US, and how many people die of gun violence in the EU? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_violence_in_the_United_States
They are way above the “60 innocent people” who’d die because “VW cheated”.
Different countries, different laws.
Ford, GM, etc, aren’t able to make a decent diesel engine, because it didn’t make economic sense to them http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a4567/4330313/ While developing diesel engines made a lot of sense in the EU, Hence you have laws that penalize Europeans automakers.