Carmakers and suppliers have engaged in some shady activities to make sure that they keep making money, and when these crooked acts make it into the public eye, a huge scandal is generally the result. Then government regulators and lawyers get involved, and the press starts publishing damning stories. In the end, a corporation's effort to benefit the bottom line through nefarious deeds generally culminates in big fines and a loss of public goodwill. 

Click the arrow above to take a look through the history of automotive scandals from the 1960s to today.

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