Volkswagen, whose diesel-emissions scandal broke in September 2015, pleads guilty in a US District Court to obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
"The Board of Management will carefully weigh the possibility of measures and claims against Mr. Piech."
Volkswagen will spend $2 billion over five years to add charging stations across the US and establish a "Green City."
VW will either fix or buy back about 78,000 Volkswagens, Audis, and Porsches with V6 diesel engines.
Regulators around the world question oversight over emissions-testing policies that failed to stop 11 million VW diesels from being programmed to rig the system.
VW agreed to $16 billion in civil fines from US Justice Department, but it will fight criminal charges in the diesel scandal.
VW hasn't come up with a repair plan that satisfies either US or California regulators.
3.0-liter diesel engine in question is featured in Audi models such as the A6, A7, A8, Q5, and Q7.
US consumers say Bosch informed VW that it wanted to be legally protected for making the emissions cheat device.
Japan's Transport Ministry claims automaker overstated fuel economy for eight models.
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A new hire warned 20 company execs, including senior officials from the company's performance testing department, about the mileage issue in 2005.
One investigator said it was a 'collective failure.'
Some European regulators are unhappy that its diesel owners aren't getting paid by VW like the Americans are.
Volkswagen may face charges for manipulating emissions and noise reports given to South Korean officials.
German regulators Okay Volkswagen's diesel emissions-software fix for about 800,000 vehicles.
Two of the top executives at Mitsubishi are stepping down as the company is shaken by the scandal surrounding its fuel-economy figures. However the chairman and CEO is keeping his seat – at least until Nissan can replace him.
Mitsubishi says its shady fuel-economy test practices may have been used on all vehicles it sells and has sold in Japan.
Mitsubishi admits that it didn't use a portion of Japan's mandated fuel economy test since 1991, which allowed the company to inflate vehicle fuel economy.