Munich prosecutors searched the offices of Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller as part of an investigation into diesel emission test cheating at Audi, according to German newspaper Bild am Sonntag.


The newspaper claims prosecutors targeted over 40 Volkswagen employees including Mueller and Audi CEO Rupert Stadler. It is stated that the prosecutors searched personal calendars, notebooks and through memory cards in mobile phones.

Over 100 officials searched Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, and its Neckarsulm plant (pictured) as well as the Wolfsburg base of  Volkswagen.

Matthias Müller has been CE since September 2015 and was previously CEO of Volkswagen AG’s subsidiary Porsche.

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