15 Oct '15, 4am

At Least 30 Managers Allegedly Involved in VW Diesel Scandal

At Least 30 Managers Allegedly Involved in VW Diesel Scandal

The Volkswagen diesel scandal could involve at least 30 managers, according to a recent report. German publication Der Spiegel is reporting that preliminary findings from probes by law firm Jones Day and Volkswagen itself show that dozens of managers will be suspended as a result of the diesel scandal. At least 30 managers are reportedly involved with the decision to cheat on EPA diesel emissions tests, which is a far cry from Volkswagen’s U.S. CEO Michael Horn’s claim that “a couple of engineers” were the ones who installed the defeat devices on the vehicles. Horn has said that it was not a corporate decision to cheat on diesel emissions tests, although reports continue to surface contradicting that statement. The company recently admitted to U.S. regulators that its 2016 diesel models use an auxiliary emissions control device that operates differently from the defeat dev...

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