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Head of Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s supervisory boards suspended crisis talks to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand which was convened after German authorities arrested current Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating. Stadler’s arrest on Monday threw Volkswagen into turmoil as it struggles to recover from cheating revelations, which emerged after regulators blew the whistle in September 2015 on the carmaker’s use of illegal software. The directors of Audi and Volkswagen discussed…