Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court concerning diesel emissions scandal

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German automaker, Volkswagen pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and misleading statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement made with the U.S. Justice Department in January concerning diesel emissions scandal. It was the first time the automaker has pleaded guilty to criminal conduct in any court worldwide, a company spokesman stated, […]

Volkswagen compliance head exits in falling-out over dieselgate scandal role

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Volkswagen’s efforts to draw the line under its dieselgate scandal were dealt a blow on Thursday after the German automaker fell out with the compliance chief it worked with to assist, prompting her departure from the company. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, 65, was quitting Volkswagen’s board “due to differences in their understanding of responsibilities and future operating […]