VW officials destroyed files, emails as diesel cheating unraveled, U.S. prosecutors sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's plot to cheat emissions tests was quickly unraveling by 2015. On August 19, an employee told regulators for the first time that VW's diesel cars were designed to behave differently during tests, leading some executives and engineers to begin deleting files and emails, U.S. prosecutors claim.
Former VW CEO Winterkorn to appear before German parliamentary committeeWed, 11, Jan 2017
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is scheduled to appear next week before a German parliamentary committee tasked with looking into whether the government had any role in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.