Audi board to meet over recent raids, Stadler

Top officials at Volkswagen AG's Audi division will meet next week to discuss a raid by German prosecutors on the carmaker's premises last week and the standing of its embattled CEO, following emissions violations, Reuters reported.

| UPDATED: 3/21/17 1:23 pm ET - adds details

Mercedes' self-driving tech takes on curves

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Audi board to meet over recent raids, Stadler

Top officials at Volkswagen AG's Audi division will meet next week to discuss a raid by German prosecutors on the carmaker's premises last week and the standing of its embattled CEO, following emissions violations, Reuters reported.

| UPDATED: 3/21/17 1:23 pm ET - adds details
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