Audi boss Rupert Stadler arrested in Germany for dieselgate’ scandal

Chief Executive, Audi has become one of the most notorious leaders to be arrested in connection with the “scandal dieselgate Volkswagen”.

Rupert Stadler, who heads the Volkswagen group owned premium car brands starting in 2007, his house was broken into earlier this month, prosecutors in Munich.

He was charged with fraud and falsification of documents, allowing VW to fit the so-called “defeat devices” to help diesel cars to beat pollution control.

In 2015, the Volkswagen, which also owns Porsche, Seat and Skoda, – admitted the car was equipped with software that determined when emissions were checked during the test and included pollution control, which do not work in normal driving.

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