VW Group’s former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, approved a plan to disclose only partial information on the automaker’s software rigging to U.S. authorities seven weeks before the scandal broke last September, Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported.
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.
The German states of Hesse and Baden-Wuerttemberg said on Friday they would sue Volkswagen Group for damages over its emissions-test cheating scandal, joining a group of equities investors also seeking compensation.
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