Media: “diesel scandal” involved at least 30 managers of Volkswagen


BERLIN, October 14. /Corr.The fight against the aggressor. Manipulating installed on diesel vehicles Volkswagen software that allows you to bypass environmental regulations, involved dozens of managers of the concern. On 14 October, reported the Spiegel Online.

Still the Volkswagen management was assured that the manipulation was attended BY “few employees” of the company. However, internal inspection and investigation of the law firm Jones Day has shown that in a scandal that apparently involved at least 30 employees, said the publication with reference to own sources. Spiegel emphasized that the circle of those who participated in the manipulation or knew about them, maybe even wider.

The new head of Volkswagen Matthias Mueller intends to inform top managers about the progress of the verification, the proposals for the technical solution of the problem with diesel engines, as well as possible program savings Wednesday, October 15.

Volkswagen was at the center of a scandal after the discovery in the car group software that allows you to bypass strict ecological standards of the USA. The investigation into the auto giant launched in several countries in Europe and Asia.

As noted in the press release Volkswagen, the problem of falsifying data environmental tests on the content of harmful substances of exhaust gases of cars affected up to 11 million cars worldwide.