Müller is named Volkswagen Group CEO to replace Martin Winterkorn. His contract runs through the end of February 2020. Until a replacement is found, Müller will continue to be chairman of Porsche.
Drivers begin to sue VW for misleading them about their car’s emissions. Customer:
I felt ill. It’s really made us feel very bad about what we ourselves are now doing to the environment.
Lawyers representing around three dozen VW customers:
Volkswagen has committed a bait and switch. Everyone we’ve spoken with feels that they’ve been lied to by Volkswagen. They were sold clean diesel cars when in fact they got dirty diesel cars.