Merkel questioned for Volkswagen

The interrogation took place on 8 March.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on March 8 questioned as a witness in the case of manipulation of Volkswagen with emissions.

During interrogation, Angela Merkel said that he first learned about the machinations of the company from the media. After that, Merkel spoke with the transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt on the investigation of the scandal by the Ministry.

“I encouraged him to do everything possible to shed light on things, if they have not known”,

– said the Chancellor.

Recall that in the car group has installed software that allowed you to manipulate data on automobile emissions. The investigation of the Bundestag should establish how the German government was informed about these abuses and what actions have been taken in order to avoid them .

The former head of the Volkswagen was suspected of fraud