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Nazi Gaffe: Volkswagen Chief Herbert Diess Apologizes for using Nazi slogan

Herbert Diess, Volkswagen boss used Nazi slogan line 'Ebit macht frei' at a company event to describe the importance of boosting the group's profits. The phrase means work sets you free & it was used to promote employment policies in the 1920s. Diess apologised for using the wrong choice of words to refer to the freedom given by VW brands over strong financial health. 7000 jobs will be cut with their shift to making electric cars.