Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

A spokesperson for Audi confirmed the arrest, but said the company would not comment on the substance of the investigation adding only that the "presumption of innocence" should apply to Stadler. "The arrest warrant is based on concealment of evidence", Munich prosecutors, who raided Stadler's home last week, said in a statement.

German carmaker Audi's CEO, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested.

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been detained by German authorities in connection with the probe into manipulation of diesel emissions controls in cars sold in Europe, news agency dpa reported on Monday.

In the Reuters report, Stadler had his contract extended in 2017 and was named as a suspect alongside another unnamed member of Audi's board of management.

The Munich prosecutor's office is reportedly working towards the investigation of 19 other suspects, identities of whom haven't been disclosed, yet.

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The emissions scandal dates back to September 2015 when VW admitted using illegal software to cheat U.S. emissions tests on diesel engines.

"We confirm that Mr. Stadler was arrested this morning".

Last month, it admitted that another 60,000 A6 and A7 models with diesel engines have emission software issues.

The Munich prosecutors said Stadler's arrest was not made at the behest of US authorities.

Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the United States.

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