Former VW CEO Resigns as Audi Chairman in Wake of Scandal

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  • Martin Winterkorn was forced out from VW top job in September
  • Audi posts 2% October sales gain, lagging behind competitors

Volkswagen AG’s former Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn resigned from his post as supervisory board chairman of the manufacturer’s Audi premium-car division, further scaling back his ties with Europe’s largest automaker amid an investigation into cheating on diesel-emissions tests that took place under his watch.

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