Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of VW

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The previous chief govt of the carmaker Volkswagen has been charged in Germany over the diesel emissions scandal.

The general public prosecutor in Braunschweig charged Martin Winterkorn, and 4 different managers, with fraud.

Mr Winterkorn is already going through prison fees within the US, however is unlikely to face trial there, as Germany doesn’t extradite its residents.

He stepped down as VW’s boss in 2015.