[ 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner ] Unreal | Photograph by Jassen Todorov (@jassensf)
“Thousands of Volkswagen and Audi cars sit idle in the middle of California’s Mojave Desert. Models manufactured from 2009 to 2015 were designed to cheat emissions tests mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Following the scandal, Volkswagen recalled millions of cars,” writes Jassen Todorov. “By capturing scenes like this one, I hope we will all become more conscious of and more caring toward our beautiful planet.”
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