BERLIN – Volkswagen’s top U.S. executive knew the carmaker might be breaking U.S. emissions rules as long as 18 months before it admitted cheating diesel tests to regulators, he will tell a panel of U.S. lawmakers on Thursday.
The admission by Michael Horn, in a written testimony to a congressional oversight panel a day ahead of Thursday’s hearing, is likely to raise questions about why the German company did not act more quickly to tackle its wrongdoing.
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