If found guilty of breaching EU anti-trust rules, the companies could be fined up to 10% of their annual turnover.
German prosecutors have included Audi's Chief Executive Rupert Stadler among 20 suspects accused of fraud and false advertising
VW cutting production of some diesel models while Daimler faces an investigation over alleged illegal software
By next year VW must buy back or fix 85 percent of the vehicles involved in the 2015 scandal or face higher payments for emissions
The US Justice Department has filed criminal charges against ex-VW boss Martin Winterkorn, accusing him of conspiring to cover up diesel emissions cheating.
German car manufacturer might replace CEO with former BMW executive Herbert Diess
What happens to recalled diesel cars? Some end up in one of Volkswagen's giant resting grounds.
Monkeys, Theresa May in China, elections in Finland and the Czech Republic, Italy asks the EU to reconsider the new EMA base in Amsterdam and it is