SeoulA Manager from Volkswagen has been sentenced in South Korea due to the falsification of registration documents for import of vehicles to a prison sentence of one and a half years. The district court of Seoul, saw it as proven that the VW Manager falsified information on emissions of pollutants and the volume and, therefore, violates the environmental law violated. “Volkswagen has done with this Offense, the significant social and economic damage his credibility as a global brand is undermined,” said the court on Friday.
prosecutors in South Korea to determine, even against the country Manager for Audi and Volkswagen, Johannes Thammer. The country representative of Volkswagen and Audi stated to the judgment, they have co-operated with the authorities and look forward to the further procedure with Confidence.
correction: an earlier Version of this Reuters story is a reference to the exhaust gas scandal was manufactured. This connection does not exist. The news Agency Reuters has corrected that.