Volkswagen denies allegations chairman knew early about emissions cheating: report

FILE PHOTO: Hans Dieter Poetsch, Chairman of the Volkswagen's supervisory board, speaks during the Volkswagen Group's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> has denied allegations that Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch knew about the carmaker’s emissions test cheating almost three months before U.S. authorities made it public in September 2015. Citing internal documents from investigators, German weekly Bild am Sonntag reported that Poetsch, VW’s finance head at the time, learned about the carmaker’s […]

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