Tax revenue from Volkswagen is the number one source of income for the town of Emden in northern Germany. Each year, over a million cars are shipped across the world from its port. But now it looks like the good times could be over.
Martin Schmidt led Mainz into Europe for the first time but faces a more complex challenge in Wolfsburg. After coaching changes and the Volkswagen emissions scandal, the Wolves need to decide what they want to be.
Daimler is alleged to have sold over a million cars in Europe and the US containing engines rigged to cheat emissions tests. German authorities raided several locations associated with the automaker back in May.
In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen has replaced half of the supervisory board at its Audi subsidiary, with CEO Rupert Stadler remaining firmly at the helm of the premium carmaker.
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.
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