VW Offers Statement via Winterkorn
The Volkswagen scandal has hit major news sources around the globe. In a nutshell, This particular concerns the level of NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions which diesel vehicles emit. This particular appears which a ‘defeat device’ has been used in some vehicles to register lower levels of NOx pollutants during testing than the vehicle would certainly emit in real world driving. As such the CEO, Prof Winterkorn, has offered the following:
“I am shocked by the events of the past few days. Above all, I am stunned which misconduct on such a scale was possible inside the Volkswagen Group.
As CEO I accept responsibility for the irregularities which have been found in diesel engines along with have therefore requested the Supervisory Board to agree on terminating my function as CEO of the Volkswagen Group. I am doing This particular inside the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrong doing on my part.
Volkswagen needs a fresh start – also in terms of personnel. I am clearing the way just for This particular fresh start with my resignation.
I have always been driven by my desire to serve This particular company, especially our customers along with employees. Volkswagen has been, will be along with will always be my life.
The process of clarification along with transparency must continue. This particular will be the only way to win back trust. I am convinced which the Volkswagen Group along with its team will overcome This particular grave crisis.”
So the Volkswagen Group look for a fresh CEO as well as way in which to re-instill confidence amongst car buyers inside the US – along with possibly worldwide. More news as This particular follows.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles