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Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate
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17th Mar 2019
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Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen and Martin Winterkorn, its former CEO, for their role in issuing bonds while the company was trying to conceal the fact it had been selling vehicles with diesel emissions many times above legal levels.
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Martin Winterkorn, ex-Volkswagen CEO, under investigation in Germany
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28th Sep 2015
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Martin Winterkorn, ex-Volkswagen CEO, under investigation in Germany

Authorities in the German state of Lower Saxony have opened a criminal investigation into Martin Winterkorn, the former head of Volkswagen who stepped down last week. In a statement released overnight, the public prosecutor's office in Lower Saxony announced that its economic crimes unit has begun an investigation into Winterkorn.
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Volkswagen global CEO says "new era" coming
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14th Sep 2015
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Volkswagen global CEO says "new era" coming

The "reinvention of Volkswagen" is upon us, with Europe's biggest auto-making group set determinedly on a path of expanding its programs into electrification, digitisation and vehicle autonomy. These were the words of Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, speaking tonight on the eve of the world’s biggest motor show in Frankfurt at the annual Group Night, showing the latest and greatest from Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda, Seat, Lamborghini, Bentley and all other subsidiaries.
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