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Dieselgate: Current, former Volkswagen CEO knew of cheating before public admission - report
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20th Aug 2018
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Dieselgate: Current, former Volkswagen CEO knew of cheating before public admission - report

Recently-unsealed court filings are giving us a better insight into who at Volkswagen knew about what (and when they knew it) in the long-running Dieselgate emissions cheating saga. Recently unsealed documents, reported by Der Spiegel and filed by the Braunschweig prosecutor's office, say Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen Group CEO at the time, and Herbert Diess, current VW Group CEO and then-head of the Volkswagen brand, were present at a meeting about the cheating on July 27, 2015.
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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech steps down after unsuccessful move against CEO
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26th Apr 2015
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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech steps down after unsuccessful move against CEO

After unsuccessfully attempting to oust current Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, Ferdinand Piech has fallen on his sword and stepped down as the company's chairman. Yesterday we summarised the goings-on in the upper echelons of Volkswagen over the past few weeks, with Volkswagen chairman and scion Ferdinand Piech (above) looking to unseat the company's current CEO, Martin Winterkorn. Above: Martin Winterkorn (left) and Ferdinand Piech (right).
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