Volkswagen executive faces sentencing in U.S. emissions fraud case (VOW3)
Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in federal court in Detroit on Wednesday for his part in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion. Under a plea agreement, Schmidt, a German national, will face up to seven years in prison and a fine between $40,000 and $400,000 after admitting to conspiring to mislead U.S regulators and violating clean-air laws. In a sentencing memorandum submitted to U.S. District Judge Sean Cox, U.S. prosecutors argued Schmidt should be sentenced to the full seven years in prison.
Volkswagen executive gets 7 years for US emissions fraud, fined $400,000 US prosecutors have charged eight current and former Volkswagen executives. Six of those remain at large
Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years for US emissions fraud Oliver Schmidt was also fined $400,000 for his role in Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal
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Emissions scandal: Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years in prison Schmidt was fined $400,000. He knew Volkswagen's vehicles weren't compliant with US emissions standards
Volkswagen executive thrown behind bars for 7 years over emissions scandal The former general manager, Oliver Schmidt, has also been handed a hefty $400,000 fine.
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Volkswagen Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Over Emissions Scandal Volkswagen Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Over Emissions Scandal
More than 10,000 Australians have signed onto another class-action suit against Volkswagen, which seeks damages worth more than $71.1 million over the German auto maker’s use of emissions-cheating software.
Volkswagen Resolves Another U.S. Emissions Case for $1.2 Billion Volkswagen Resolves Another U.S. Emissions Case for $1.2 Billion
Volkswagen AG cleared a key hurdle in resolving a civil case in the U.S. over its diesel emissions scandal, winning court approval for a roughly $1.2 billion deal to compensate drivers of larger, more expensive cars.
Volkswagen Near Settling U.S. Criminal Case Over Emissions Cheating Volkswagen Near Settling U.S. Criminal Case Over Emissions Cheating
Volkswagen is near resolving a criminal investigation into the German auto giant’s emissions cheating, said people familiar with the matter.
German Greens make stand on car emissions in coalition talks (VOW3, BMW, DAI, PAH3) Germany's Greens said on Wednesday that any coalition government they join would have to agree to make carmakers introduce mechanical changes to engine and exhaust systems to cut toxic emissions. Transport is among the policy areas being thrashed out in talks taking place between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens, who are aiming to form a coalition by Christmas. The parties are discussing all policy areas before launching detailed negotiations.
UPDATE 1-Audi recalls 5,000 diesel cars to fix emissions control software (NSU, VOW3)
Volkswagen engineer Robert Liang gets prison in emissions-cheating case A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and fined $200,000. The sentence handed down Friday in Detroit was steeper than prosecutors requested for Robert Liang. During the hearing, U.S. District Court...
Ex-State Street executive faces new U.S. fraud charge BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday brought a new charge against a former State Street Corp executive accused of participating in a scheme to defraud clients by charging them secret commissions on billions of dollars of trades.
Former VW Compliance Executive Pleads Guilty in Emissions Case Former VW Compliance Executive Pleads Guilty in Emissions Case
A former Volkswagen compliance executive pleaded guilty to criminal charges stemming from his role in the German auto maker’s yearslong emissions-cheating deception.
Former VW Executive to Plead Guilty in Emissions-Cheating Case Former VW Executive to Plead Guilty in Emissions-Cheating Case
Former Volkswagen compliance executive Oliver Schmidt agreed to plead guilty in the U.S. to criminal charges stemming from his alleged role in the German auto maker’s yearslong emissions deception.
Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt, convicted in the United States this week for his role in the German carmaker’s emissions scandal, may ask to serve his prison sentence in Germany, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported, citing sources close to Schm
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