Volkswagen Offices Searched After Ex-CEO Quits Post at Porsche

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  • Winterkorn stepped down from Volkswagen top job in September
  • VW Chairman Poetsch to take over top position at Porsche

Hans Dieter Poetsch and Martin Winterkorn. Photographer: Rolf Schulten/Bloomberg

Investigators searched the headquarters of Volkswagen AG’s operations in France, a spokeswoman said Sunday, a day after the German carmaker’s former Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn stepped down from his post running Porsche Automobil Holding SE, VW’s biggest shareholder.

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