The United States filed criminal charges against former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in May, but he is unlikely to face USA authorities because Germany does not extradite its nationals to countries outside the European Union.
Audi had no immediate comment regarding the arrest, and Stadler himself as well as Munich prosecutors were not immediately available for comment. The executive was arrested at his home in Ingolstadt in the early hours on Monday, they said. It said shortly afterward that a judge had ordered him kept in custody pending possible charges at prosecutors' request.
In the Reuters report, Stadler had his contract extended in 2017 and was named as a suspect alongside another unnamed member of Audi's board of management. It is thought that 11 million VW Group cars have been fitted with emissions manipulation devices.
Most of its problems have been in the United States, where a total of nine people have been charged and two former VW executives have pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison terms. According to reports, the entire scandal has taken a heavy toll on the German vehicle manufacturers as it has cost it about 25 billion euros in buybacks, compensation and regulatory fines.
Following the attack on Sony, the Federal Bureau of Investigation publicly blamed North Korea, the first time it had done so. On the good side, they no longer have to be on alert for the imminent outbreak of war on the Korean Peninsula.
Johnson, 63, and Kardashian West had spoken previously by phone, including when Kardashian West told Johnson she'd be released. So, she started to do her homework, gathering whichever magazines she could find to learn about the mogul.
The Huthis suffered 30 fatalities on Thursday in clashes near Hodeida airport south of the city, medical sources told AFP . The Saudi-led coalition said this week that they began their assault on Hodeida on behalf of Mr Hadi's government.
The total amount of investment in the construction of the technological park is expected to exceed 90 bln rubles ($1.4 bln). He played with a back four, which is normal against a team like Saudi, ' Mourinho told RT.
Set videos and some pictures that popped up online suggests that the Wonder Woman 2 actress is introducing Steve to the new world. Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins shared a first look at the sequel today, also revealing its title.
The decision by the Justice Department to sue to block the merger caught AT&T and many others in the media industry by surprise. AT&T is a service provider buying up a content producer, making a single, stronger company that's better able to compete.
Investors are also concerned about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has threatened to terminate. And French President Emmanuel Macron this week threatened to drop the United States from the group's final agreement altogether.
President Donald Trump took office, when he issued his first order signalling a tougher approach to asylum-seekers. A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the US.
China is North Korea's most important economic and diplomatic backer, despite its anger at Pyongyang's sabre rattling. North Korea historically has called for the removal of the U.S. "nuclear umbrella" over South Korea and Japan.
Central Colorado wildfire likely human-caused
The fire began Tuesday about 2 miles west of Silverthorne, a town with about 4,700 residents and about 65 miles west of Denver. Despite the scale of the 416, there still has been no reports of any deaths or injuries and no homes have burned down.
Thiem stands between Nadal and his 11th French Open title
Rafael Nadal lifted the French Open trophy for an 11th time Sunday - and this time without the guidance of Uncle Toni. The battle wore on and on, before, on the Austrian's fifth set point, Cecchinato went long to fall two sets behind.
Fortnite Switch has cross-play with PC
There's a bit of a disconnect between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch when it comes to Fortnite . If you needed any further proof that Fortnite is coming to the Nintendo Switch , then here you go.
The German Chancellor called FOR the summit Russia - USA
At the summit, Trump refused to endorse a group deal, saying other members use unfair trade practices against the United States. Mr Trump revoked his administration's support for the G-7 communique after Mr Trudeau's news conference.