"Volkswagen's supervisory board has reportedly called for an immediate inquiry into who within VW ordered scientific tests in which monkeys were exposed to harmful diesel fumes as reports in Germany say that humans have also been subject to tailpipe emissions testing." Quote unquote. Hardly an original joke but 'what were they smoking?' comes to mind. 'Or were they breathing the same 'clean' diesel fumes?' As a certain UK tabloid columnist is fond of writing: "You couldn't make it up."