VW emissions scandal: Audi CEO ‘had no prior knowledge of Dieselgate’

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler

Investigators find no evidence of wrongdoing by Audi boss Rupert Stadler; engineers are also under investigation following the VW emissions scandal

New evidence suggests Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was not involved in the Volkswagen emissions scandal, following questioning from US law firm Jones Day.

The brand boss has been investigated along with diesel engine development engineers, and reports on Reuters suggest legal representatives have found no reason to be suspicious of him.

This comes despite claims that Stadler, who was made chairman of Audi in 2010, was involved in the scandal because he had knowledge of the software used to …read more

Source:: Autocar