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SA's best-selling cars

Continuing its trend as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car, Volkswagen has sold more than 2300 Polo Vivos in March 2017.

How Porsche will help local youths in SA

Porsche SA has opened its new Training Centre in Cape Town which aims to provide opportunities for 75 youths from disadvantaged backgrounds in the auto industry.

Breach of trust: Investigation over VW employee rep expenses

2017-05-12 19:00

INVESTIGATION: Germany prosecutors confirmed an ongoing investigation into an "initial suspicion" of breach of trust by Volkswagen employees. Image: AP / Markus Schreiber

Berlin - German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected breach of trust in connection with expenses for employee representatives at Volkswagen.

Prosecutors in Braunschweig on Friday confirmed a report in the local Braunschweiger Zeitung daily about an ongoing investigation into an "initial suspicion" of breach of trust, news agency dpa reported. They wouldn't specify who exactly is under investigation, citing the ongoing proceedings.

Judge to approve $1-billion compensation deal in VW diesel case

Volkswagen's supervisory board said that the investigation is directed against current and former board members and personnel managers. The Braunschweiger Zeitung reported that a criminal complaint to prosecutors set the case in motion.

German prosecutors are conducting unrelated investigations related to the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

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