Audi sales are down as its involvement in the dieselgate scandal unfolds. Board members have been forced out and CEO Rupert Stadler's job is on the line.
In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen has replaced half of the supervisory board at its Audi subsidiary, with CEO Rupert Stadler remaining firmly at the helm of the premium carmaker.
A Volkswagen (VW) manager, currently jailed in connection with the German automaker's emissions scandal in the United States, has pleaded guilty in a Detroit courtroom, hoping for lesser punishment.
Car owners in Germany can claim a rebate of up to 10,000 euros when they trade in their old diesel car for a new car. Many of the old vehicles may end up in Poland – and put pressure on car dealerships.
A pre-election poll suggests Germans have fallen out of love with their diesel cars, and the politicians who let "dieselgate" unfold right under their noses. "Made in Germany" no longer means what it once did.
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