And Now, CO2gate: Audi Puts Volkswagen In Even Deeper Trouble

960x0boardTwo weeks after a U.S. judge approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen is spinning its wheels, deeper in the morass than ever before. Over the weekend, the company confirmed what Forbes-readers knew since November 6, namely that “U.S. and European investigators are looking into fresh irregularities related to carbon dioxide emissions levels in certain Audi automatic-transmission vehicles,” as the Wall Street Journal writes. Dieselgate brought Volkswagen’s CEO Martin Winterkorn down. Fresh CO2gate can cost the job of Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, it might even lead to changes at the top of Germany’s regulator KBA.

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