“Emissions scandal: first arrest made at Audi Germany”
German prosecutors have made the first arrest at carmaker Audi over the emissions fraud scandal, Süddeutsche Zeitung reports. The former engine developer who worked at Audi until a few months ago allegedly helped develop the emissions manipulation software for diesel cars. The person was arrested on Monday, the article says. US authorities had already been investigating the Italian man for several months and might make a request for extradition, it adds.
Read the article in German here.
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