Volkswagen Executive Jailed for US Emissions Fraud
Thursday, 7 December 2017 A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive was jailed and fined $400,000 by a judge who sentenced him Wednesday to seven years for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.
On Sunday, Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt, who is due to be sentenced this week in connection with the carmaker’s emissions scandal, has written to the judge to say he feels “misused” by the German company. Schmidt pleaded guilty in August to a massive diesel emissions scandal that has...
Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne reprimanded the company's top U.S. spokesman for issuing press releases about Fiat's vehicle emissions practices days after Volkswagen's.. Source: Autoblog Minute -
On Thursday, the US Justice Department filed criminal charges against former Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn, accusing him of conspiring to cover up the company's diesel emissions cheating. The.. Source: Wochit News -
Former Volkswagen CEO Charged with Fraud On Thursday, the unsealed indictment revealed that former CEO Martin Winterkorn had been charged in the diesel emissions scandal. The U.S. government charged.. Source: Wibbitz Top Stories -
Volkswagen's first-quarter operating profit has fallen but optimism over its new chief executive and lower diesel emissions scandal provisions lifted its shares. As Sonia Legg reports, two weeks after.. Source: Rumble -
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will announce the state's plan for investing the money it got from the Volkswagen emissions settlement on Wednesday. (1:42) WCCO This Morning – April 11, 2018 Source: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota -
Volkswagen is seeking to replace Chief Executive Matthias Mueller with the head of its core brand, Herbert Diess, as part of a broader overhaul of its management structure to boost efficiency, two.. Source: Reuters Studio -
Volkswagen Chief Executive Mathias Mueller may not have long left at the helm of the German car manufacturer as former BMW executive Herbert Diess is tipped to replace him. Reports suggested the move.. Source: Euronews English -
What resembles a giant car park in the middle of the desert in California is just one of Volkswagen's sprawling "graveyards". It is filled to the brim with recalled cars after the German automaker.. Source: Euronews English -