In Germany started an investigation against the head of Audi

В Германии началось расследование в отношении главы Audi

Munich prosecutors accuse Rupert Stadler fraud and forgery. His apartment was searched.

Within the diesel scandal Munich prosecutors launched an investigation against the head of the car manufacturer Audi, Rupert Stadler. As the representatives of the Prosecutor’s office on Monday, June 11, Stadler goes on trial as the accused since the 30 may. On Monday, his apartment was searched.

In addition, as the Ministry reported, the search conducted in the apartment is not named for the member of the management Board of Audi. As in the case of Stadler, we are talking about charges of fraud and forgery.

The investigators believe that the two defendant in the case had to do with selling to European customers diesel vehicles with manipulated data on the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases.

The number of defendants in the case, open the Munich Prosecutor’s office against the group’s Audi, has reached 20 people. Last week, the Federal office of motor transport (KBA) has announced the official recall of 60 thousand models A6 and A7 due to manipulation with the software.

In April 2017, the searches were held in the main Audi office. Then we were talking about diesel engines that Audi put the Porsche group. Both the car brand owned by Volkswagen.

Earlier, on 10 June, the KBA reported that the car group Daimler discovered five prohibited use of software features that can disable the aftertreatment system. The Ministry suspect that these functions come with almost 1 million vehicles with a diesel engine corresponding to Euro-6.

Source: Russian service of Deutsche Welle

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