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Audi CEO crisis threatens fragile truce among Volkswagen stakeholders

Updated : June 19, 2018 06:29 PM IST

Volkswagen's (VW) directors are discussing how to run Audi, its more profitable division, following the arrest of the brand's long-time boss on Monday as part of Germany's investigations into the carmaker's emissions cheating scandal.
The discussions risk reigniting tensions among VW's controlling Piech and Porsche families, its powerful labour representatives and its home region of Lower Saxony.
VW has insisted the development of illegal software, also known as "defeat devices" was the work of low level employees, and that no management board members were involved.
Audi CEO crisis threatens fragile truce among Volkswagen stakeholders
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