Prosecutors in Munich said Rupert Stadler - the most senior group official to be held since the saga began - was arrested at his home in the early hours of Monday due to fears he might obstruct their continuing investigation.
Munich prosecutors had conducted searches at Stadler's private residence as a part of the probe concerning alleged fraud and indirect improprieties with documents. "The hearing to determine whether he will be remanded is ongoing", a spokesman for parent company Volkswagen said.
Cars sold in Europe by Volkswagen group were believed to be equipped with a software that automatically turned off emissions controls during driving, flouting several pollution control laws.
"The arrest warrant is based on concealment of evidence", Munich prosecutors said.
Stadler was under investigation for malpractice in the emissions cheating scandal at Volkswagen. Around 11 million vehicles from Audi are allegedly fitted with the emission manipulation devices.
The United States filed criminal charges against former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in May, but he is unlikely to face US authorities because Germany does not extradite its nationals to countries outside the European Union.
GK Mat Ryan, 6 - Beaten by a Griezmann penalty and an unlucky deflection off Paul Pogba, but otherwise a solid performance. It is that giving the ball up so easily and so often will usually come at a price against truly world-class players.
The train and subway service in and around Osaka, including the bullet train to Tokyo , was suspended while checks were made. An 84-year-old man in nearby Ibaraki died after a bookshelf fell on top of him at home, according to city officials.
Mickelson was penalized two strokes for hitting a moving ball and made a 10 on the hole, on his way to a third-round 81. Brooks Koepka acknowledges the gallery after draining a putt on the way to victory in the final round of the U.S.
His first game in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation is against Iceland on Saturday, June 16 at 9 a.m. Then, Iceland frustrated and stopped Ronaldo from scoring and rallied to earn a 1-1 draw with Portugal.
The 92-year-old royal donned a Stewart Parvin dress and jacket with a color-coordinated hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan. They then walked through the streets of Chester to the local town hall where they attended a council lunch.
President Donald Trump and his aides have insisted that laws enacted with Democratic support require family separation. If they're calling asylum, they're still going to the detention centers although the detention centers are now full.
Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, accompanied by 8GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. OnePlus's engineers have apparently labored over scrolling and transitions to make them as smooth as possible - and it shows.
Mum-of-three Beyonce , 36, told the crowd that they would be dedicating a song to Grenfell victims, saying: "god bless you". Fortunately for those without a TIDAL account, the " APESHIT " music video did find its way on Beyonce's YouTube channel.
More than 600,000 foreign tourists are expected to descend on Russian Federation during the June 14 to July 15 showpiece. The last video he posted on his page depicted chapter 82 of the Koran, Islam's holy book, which discussed judgment day.
Amy Mickelson says husband Phil is not ideal and just had a "bad moment". "If someone is offended I apologise, but toughen up". That, at least, might have been excusable, even for a player in his 27th Open who clearly knows better.
Beginning with the biggy - anybody who buys a OnePlus 6 between now and June 26 will have the chance to win a second OnePlus 6 . On June 15, OnePlus has announced the Community Celebration Season which will offer 12 bomber offers for 12 days.
So LeBron's book is already set. "He done already passed up legends; he done already made his mark - he has three rings". Shaquille O'Neal says he hopes LeBron James doesn't make the same mistake he did in the back end of his career.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Wedding
I couldn't be more happy to have a new son-in-law, I love them both dearly", the father of the Meghan said in the interview. Mr Markle said: "I was honoured, I can't think of a better replacement than someone like Prince Charles".
Germany v Mexico, 17 June 2018
Mexico supporters outnumbered Germany fans at the Luzhniki Stadium and made nearly all of the noise, roaring their team forward. Germany hadn't been beaten in their opening World Cup match since 1982, which made Mexico's victory all the more impressive.
Banksy print stolen from Toronto exhibit, police say
He passes through two large galleries in the midst of being installed before arriving at a wall hung with several framed prints. It includes around 80 pieces valued at about $35 million and is scheduled to run through July 11, authorities said.