VW Group chairmen accused of diesel emission cover-up

VW Matthias Müller faces dieselgate questioning in USA

Three US states launch cases against VW Group, alleging former and current chairmen, plus senior employees, covered up the scandal

Former VW Group chairman Martin Winterkorn and current incumbent Matthias Müller have been accused of covering up diesel emissions cheating for more than a decade by attorneys in the USA.

New York Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman said the company had a «culture of deeply-rooted corporate arrogance, combined with a conscious disregard for the rule of law».

Müller’s involvement is said to relate to the time when he worked at Audi. Schneiderman alleges that in 2006 he signed off on an agreement not …read more

Source:: Autocar