Volkswagen CEO Faces Board Showdown as Diesel Scandal Widens

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VW Diesel Scandal Widens as CEO Heads for Board Showdown

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn will get a chance to make his case before the executive committee of the automaker’s supervisory board on Wednesday in a scandal over rigged diesel engines that’s wiped out about one-third of the company’s value.

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