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Mueller starts damage control as new VW CEO

Former Porsche chief replaces Winterkorn and pledges "unsparing investigation and maximum transparency" to restore confidence in group

Mr Mueller must also create a new strategy for the group, which in 2014 clocked up a record profit of 11b euros.


VOLKSWAGEN'S new boss began trying to pull the embattled carmaker out of the wreckage of a pollution test rigging scandal last Saturday, as the US and Switzerland halted the sale of the group's new diesel cars.

The 62-year-old former Porsche chief Matthias Mueller was tapped...

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