Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

DETROIT --- A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Richard Bauder, Axel Eiser, Stefan Knirsch and Carsten Nagel were named in a 12-count indictment alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and violations of the Clean Air Act. The indictment, released Thursday, alleges the men took part in nearly a decade-long conspiracy to deceive the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by cheating on emissions tests for 3-liter diesel engines. None of the four is in custody, and they are believed to be in Germany, a Justice Department spokesman said. Audi is a luxury brand owned by German automaker Vo...Keep on reading: Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

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