Munich prosecutors are investigating whether Stadler acted swiftly enough to stop deliveries of manipulated Audi models in Europe once emissions problems had emerged, a person familiar with the matter has told Reuters.
But Dudenhoeffer said VW's supervisory board may want to reconsider its stance when it meets today.
Stadler was arrested earlier today after prosecutors in Munich suggested there was a risk he might try to suppress evidence and hinder their investigation.
However, as Winterkorn remains in Germany U.S. authorities haven't arrested him.
VW does not plan to appeal the ruling, which came after prosecutors established that the brand had sold more than 10.7 million cars between mid-2007 and 2015 which were fitted with an emissions test defeat device. The German government previous year accused Audi of cheating on its emissions tests for high-end models.
The infamous Dieselgate scandal surfaced in 2015 and has cost the Volkwagen Group billions of dollars.
The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines, the arrest of executives and the indictment in the USA of its former CEO. Until now German prosecutors have only questioned former VW CEO Dr. Martin Winterkorn. Until now, backing of the Porsche and Piech families, who control the world's biggest vehicle maker, ensured him continuing in the role he's held since 2007.
A total of 20 people are under suspicion in the probe.
Audi's chief executive, Rupert Stadler, pictured at the Annual Media Conference of Volkswagen AG last month, was arrested Monday.
O'Rourke's comments came hours before he is scheduled to tour a facility in Texas where migrant children are being held. The move is expected to lead to a sharp uptick in the number of children separated from parents at the border .
It was a sublime save that secured all three points for Denmark from a game many observers feel they probably deserved to lose . If Peru can stop him they have some fine attacking players of their own, all wearing an absolutely wonderful shirt.
Not having prepared for the match knowing that Iceland are all 1.90m tall", the 1986 World Cup victor told Venezuelan television. In his column for TOI, Ardiles wrote, "We were bad, to be honest". "He has to take care of them most of the time".
President Donald Trump is falsely crediting his Singapore summit with the destruction of missile launch sites in North Korea. The writer also suggested the president had the "inner sense of emptiness" and "sociopathy" to become a dictator .
The Federal Reserve announced today that it would raise the target range for the federal funds rate by a quarter of a point. The US Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark lending rate, the second increase of the year .
Mickelson's action resulted in a 2-stroke penalty and a score of 10 on the par-4 hole under Rule 14-5 of the Rules of Golf. I tried to hit it as close to the hole as I could to make the next one. "If you don't laugh you'll end up going insane".
He said his deputies are often involved in chases pursuing people suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants and drugs. He said a Border Patrol agent initiated the pursuit before a unit for the sheriff's office took over.
Although it will be the first World Cup to be hosted by three countries, most matches will be played in the United States . Trump spent much of Tuesday praising a dictator who has murdered and imprisoned millions of people.
Facing them will be a durable Swiss side that has lost just once since early 2016 and only exited UEFA EURO 2016 on penalties. That could spell trouble for Switzerland as they take on Brazil in Group E on Sunday. "We had a World Cup to forget".
The report criticized Comey for publicly announcing his recommendation against criminal charges for Clinton. So the laptop's evidence simmered for a month until just before the 2016 election, Tapper tweets.
VIDEO: North Korea's state-run TV has aired its first video from the historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un , and U.S. North Korea reaffirmed previous promises to work towards the " complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula ".
Police ID man fatally shot by citizen at Wash. Walmart
It is not clear whether the shooter ever entered the store, despite customers' reports that he had, Wohl said. Adams said he then saw a father with his family take out his concealed weapon and shoot the gunman dead.
A Riot Breaks Out In New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Video
Gal Gadot released the first image of herself in the Wonder Woman outfit on the set of Wonder Woman 1984 today on Twitter. The movie now has a release date of November 1, 2019 , and filming in the D.C. area will continue at least through July.
To build express line to Chicago's O'Hare
The city's last attempt at high-speed rail led to spending $400 million on a subway "superstation" that was ultimately abandoned. The system would take the form of an underground tunnel system between O'Hare and downtown Chicago's Block 37 complex.
Users can now watch football matches for free
BBC and ITV will be broadcasting all the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches live on TV and online in the United Kingdom. The package includes live coverage of all 64 World Cup matches in full HD and will cost Dhs551 (excluding VAT).
Judge orders ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to jail
Kilimnik, 48, has previously declined to comment on the allegations and denied being connected to Russian intelligence agencies. Manafort is the first former member of Trump's presidential campaign to be jailed in connection with the Mueller investigation.
Trump claims he has 'largely solved' N Korea problem
It's a very good thing". "I would not be sitting in this place", Park told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball about Kim loving his people. Trump said during an interview outside the White House Friday that Kim's power should not be underestimated.
Rebel Wilson's defamation damages are dramatically cut
Bauer Media did not challenge the jury's defamation finding in its appeal and sought only for the damages to be reduced. The articles falsely claimed she lied about her real name, age and childhood in a bid to make it in Hollywood.
The World Seems To Feel Safer After Trump-Kim Summit
Trump said he wanted to end the war games to save money, but he also called the exercises "inappropriate" while talks continue. Trump said he agreed to halt all joint US military exercises with South Korea and consider reducing USA forces there.