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Former VW chief holds firm during grilling on emissions deception

Mr Winterkorn contends, as he has all along, that he had not been aware of any wrongdoing.


VOLKSWAGEN'S former chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, yielded no ground on Jan 19 during a polite grilling by German lawmakers over the carmaker's diesel-emissions deception, but he astonished them by insisting that he had not heard the term "defeat device" before September 2015...

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