Audi CEO Rupert Stadler In Dieselgate Crosshairs


First, dieselgate did cost the job of Volkswagen’s CEO Martin Winterkorn, then it decapitated Volkswagen Group’s entire technical leadership. One man appeared to be immune: Audi’s CEO Rupert Stadler. Yesterday, the toxic scandal reached the Teflon-covered Audi chief. Investigators of the Jones Day lawfirm, engaged to get to the bottom of the scandal, want to know from Stadler what he knew about the defeat devices, and when did he know it, Germany’s Spiegel Magazin says.

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