Law firm Jones Day presents its investigation results on the Volkswagen emissions scandal to the carmaker's board this week. And by Thursday VW has to tell US regulators how it wants deal with manipulated cars in the US.
A Volkswagen (VW) manager, currently jailed in connection with the German automaker's emissions scandal in the United States, has pleaded guilty in a Detroit courtroom, hoping for lesser punishment.
After German chancellor candidate Martin Schulz called for a Europe-wide quota for electric cars, the debate among German politicians, the EU and carmakers has picked up steam. In China, such a quota already exists.
Two years of leaks about emissions cheating and pollution fears have damaged Germany's standing as the world leader in car production. But analysts think the scandal could have surprising positives for the industry.
The premier of one of Germany's biggest states says he allowed Volkswagen to vet a 2015 speech about the automaker's emissions fraud. For nearly 60 years, VW has been given special status under the law in Lower Saxony.
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