The CEO of Volkswagen says sorry after quoting the Holocaust phrase ‘Work sets you free’

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess made the comment “ebit macht frei,” a play on a Nazi-era slogan during an internal company event.  The phrase “arbeit macht frei” or work sets you free hung above the gates at Holocaust sites such as Auschwitz.  Volkswagen’s CEO has apologized for the remarks. 

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has apologized for comments made which appeared to play on a Nazi-era slogan. capping a rough week for the automaker battling an

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