Michael Horn - updates

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Volkswagen US chief steps down amid emissions scandal

Mar 10, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The company says Michael Horn has left to pursue other opportunities without giving further details

epa05203532 (FILE) A file picture dated 08 October 2015 of Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn prepares to testify before a House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on 'Volkswagen's Emissions Cheating Allegations: Initial Questions' in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA. Horn resigns from his post as CEO of VW's USA part with immediate effect, VW of America announced on 09 March 2016. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Police raid VW headquarters as probe mounts in Germany, US

Oct 09, 2015 - 5:38 AM

Private apartments were also raided in Volkswagen s hometown of Wolfsburg and other cities as police sought to secure documents and digital data that could point to those responsible for the deception of global proportions

VOLKSWAGEN SCANDAL. An employee looks through a pair of binoculars as he stands next to a corporate logo of Volkswagen (VW) on the rooftop of an office building of the German car manufacturer in Wolfsburg, Germany, September 25, 2015. Photo by Rainer Jensen/EPA

US Volkswagen chief admits knew of emissions problem in 2014

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:22 PM

Michael Horn offers a sincere apology for Volkswagen s use of a software program that served to defeat the regular emissions testing regime

CONTROVERSIAL. A worker stands on a scaffold lift, under a giant Volkswagen logo at VolksWagen's original headquarters building, now under renovation in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, on September 30, 2015. John Macdougall/AFP