German luxury carmaker Porsche promised to closely examine forced labor in its factories during the Second World War. Outside experts are investigating how or if, the company brought in hundreds of laborers and forced them to work at the plant. The issue came to light in the book, Nazi Culprits in Stuttgart written by journalist Ulrich Viehoefer. Thus far, the carmaker has admitted that fifty people had been placed in forced labor. Since the war, eleven people have made claims, eight of whom were remunerated. The company has also set aside about $3 million in a fund aimed at compensating forced laborers.
PORSCHE TO EXAMINE ITS NAZI PAST