German media claim the person is Wolfgang Hatz, who stepped down from his post on Porsche's management board past year after being suspended over the "dieselgate" investigation.
Wolfgang Hatz had been head of engine development at Audi between 2001 and 2007, a period that spans the dates when engineers across the group had started to use illegal software to mask the true level of harmful emissions generated by their cars. Hatz, by the way, resigned from Porsche past year after being suspended in the wake of the diesel scandal.
According to Bloomberg, Hatz was close to former VW chief executive Martin Winterkorn, who has denied any knowledge of the "defeat devices" which allowed vehicles to artificially reduce emissions during tests before their existence was exposed publicly.
It's understood prosecutors have confirmed an arrest, although refraining from confirming the identify of the person. As Reuters reports, VW shares fell as much as 3% on Friday, as traders and analysts expressed dismay that the company was still booking charges for the scandal.
Since the scandal first broke two years ago, Dieselgate has cost Volkswagen over $30 billion dollars and has led to the arrest of several mid and high-level VW employees, with some already prosecuted and sentenced to years behind bars.
In the United States, where the diesel test-cheating scandal originated, the carmaker must also provide hardware fixes and in some cases buy back cars.
The VW penalty is the largest criminal fine ever negotiated by the U.S. government for any vehicle maker, more than the fines levied in recent years against Toyota, General Motors, and Japanese airbag supplier Takata.
"Here in Europe, it's all going smoothly", he added.
VW first admitted in September 2015 that it had used illegal software to cheat U.S. emissions tests. It also lands as Volkswagen and its rivals face billions of dollars in new costs, as they and a handful of upstart entrants race to develop new technology to mass-produce electric and self-driving cars.
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They also noted that their son appeared to be blind and deaf, and that he had a large scar on his right foot. US President Donald Trump tweeted Warmbier was "tortured beyond belief" at the hands of North Korea .
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Haas said the commission is seeking more specific information, including when the scanning activity occurred in 2016. After his win, Trump created a commission headed by Vice President Mike Pence to investigate voter fraud nationwide.
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Moeen, who was dropped on 87 and then the ball before he was dismissed, eventually fell for 102 off 57 deliveries. Only Jos Buttler, from 46 balls against Pakistan in 2015, has ever got there faster for England .
She was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital but where she is undergoing surgery and in critical condition. The officer was wearing a protective vest and their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Geological Survey and Japan's Meteorological Agency both detected the tremor but said they could not judge the cause. North Korea carried out a massive nuclear test on 3 September which was widely condemned at the UN.
Cardin said any "red notices" issued by the Palestinians "will not be recognized in many countries, including the United States". The Palestinians needed the support of at least two-thirds of the member countries to be accepted.
By 1400 GMT on Saturday, almost 540,000 people had signed although it was not clear how many of them were in London. London's Mayor Sadiq Khan stands by the decision made by TfL. "We'd like to know what we can do to get this right".
In a one-and-only such test in 1962, the US launched a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile from a submerged submarine. Earthquakes detected in North Korea were probably not caused by explosions, CTBTO says .
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