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Stadler exits Audi amid ongoing ‘dieselgate’ crisis
VW parts ways with Audi CEO Stadler as tech chief Mertens resigns for health reasons
9 Oct 2018
- Audi AG has last week announced two key departures from its board of management, with chairman Rupert Stadler and technical development chief Peter Mertens both leaving the German prestige car-maker.
- Mr Stadler has been in pre-trial detention since June over his alleged role in the ongoing ‘dieselgate’ emissions-cheating scandal, and has now had his contract with the supervisory boards of both the Volkswagen Group and Audi AG terminated “with immediate effect”.
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