Diesel Scandal: Head of VW's Audi Arrested in Germany

Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after German authorities arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating. Stadler is the most senior company official to be detained so far since Volkswagen (VW) admitted in September 2015 to using illegal software to rig U.S. emissions tests on diesel engines. Munich prosecutors, who widened their probe into Audi earlier this month, said Stadler was being held due to fears he might hinder their investigation into the scandal, plunging VW into a leadership crisis. “We need to find a solution for Audi’s leadership for the time when he is not here,” the source familiar with the talks said about Stadler’s position. “We will comment on this later. ”VW and Audi directors were discussing the leadership crisis in separate meetings on Monday.

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After hamstringing their competitors engines with EU "anti-pollution" regs. Germans hypocritically avoided meeting same standards

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Every director of car companies should be charged over the fraud they conducted. They are all guilty of a massive cover up that has resulted in dodgy cars being sold to folk all over the world. 

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