It’s unclear what the fallout for Volkswagen will be over the dieselgate scandal, or how regulators will punish the carmaker for its emissions cheating. Rather than forcing Volkswagen to fix all the affected diesel models in California, a group of green energy enthusiasts and investors, including Elon Musk, have their own idea.

In an open letter to California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chairman Mary Nichols, Musk, along with 44 others, encourage the state forgive Volkswagen of its emissions wrongdoings and force it to transition to zero emissions vehicles. By doing this, California would be able to “cure the air, not the cars.” Read more…

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