Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen stock company, poses for the media prior to the shareholders' meeting in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess met FBI investigators over the diesel emissions cheating scandal and secured guarantees from Washington days before U.S. authorities indicted his predecessor, German media reported Tuesday.VW did not immediately respond to AFP's request for a comment.Diess is the second CEO to be named at Volkswagen after longtime boss Winterkorn quit days following the group's startling admission that it installed software in 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide designed to cheat regulatory emissions tests.According to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Winterkorn made more than 100 million euros ($120 million) over 10 years at Volkswagen.
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