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VW diesel scandal: Winterkorn steps down

Wasn’t me: Departing VW Group chairman and CEO Martin Winterkorn denied any personal wrongdoing in the diesel emissions test cheating scandal.

Martin Winterkorn departs VW Group to allow ‘fresh start’ amid emissions scandal

24 Sep 2015

- Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen chairman and CEO, has stepped down effective immediately amidst the unfolding diesel emissions scandal.

- Although denying prior knowledge of wrongdoing, Mr Winterkorn has elected to step aside and give VW “a fresh start”.

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