Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday, taking responsibility for the German carmaker’s rigging of US emissions tests in the biggest scandal in its 78-year history.
“Volkswagen needs a fresh start – also in terms of personnel. I am clearing the way for this fresh start with my resignation,” Winterkorn said, following a marathon meeting with the executive committee of the VW board.
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