Dr. Winterkorn resigns in the wake of the VW emissions scandal. In a statement released to the press Dr. Winterkorn had this to say:
"I am shocked by the events of the past few days. Above all, I am stunned that misconduct on such a scale was possible in the Volkswagen Group...
[00:00:30] I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrongdoing on my part..."
For more on what Winterkorn's resignation means for Volkswagen and the industry at large we go to Autoblog's Editor-in-chief, Mike Austin:
[00:01:00] [Mike Austin Interview]
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[00:01:30] For Autoblog, I'm Eddie Sabatini.
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