Audi’s Chief Engineer Doomed By Dieselgate, Again


R&D chief of the German premium brand Audi used to be the dream job of any engineer. Dieselgate has turned it into a suicide mission. Audi’s chief engineer Stefan Knirsch is at the end of his career only nine months after taking the job, German media reports. This would be Audi’s second R&D boss to lose his job over dieselgate. Volkswagen’s statements that the cheat was the work of a few rogue engineers, and that nobody at the top had any idea, turn into a bad joke.

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