There are now lots of question being asked about VW since they have been caught out by creating software that the emissions test. This was discovered by scientists this California. This will inevitably damage their reputation and they will have a hard time building up trust from dealerships and costumers since there cars are supposed be one of the most eco friendly on the market.
I don’t think it matters on the type of car you drive it’s the way you drive it. You can save a lot money and help the environment by driving sensibly. You can do this by not driving aggressively and at speed. Try find times in your day where is would be better to walk and not use your car depending on distance.