VW’s Winterkorn More Closely Involved With Cheating, Bild Says

  • Ex-CEO approved talking points that gave only partial picture
  • VW gave incomplete account to U.S. weeks before scandal broke

Martin Winterkorn.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Volkswagen AG’s former chief executive officer, Martin Winterkorn, approved a plan to disclose only partial information on the carmaker’s software rigging to U.S. authorities seven weeks before the scandal broke last year, Bild newspaper reported, citing newly uncovered documents.

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