FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Former Volkswagen
Judge Fabian Reuschle of the Stuttgart regional court has summoned 28 individuals to testify at a trial which starts in mid-September, Bild said, explaining that Bosch [ROBG.UL] CEO Volkmar Denner and Audi
Bild, citing a letter it had obtained, also said that Reuschle has asked the German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer to appear.
Martin Winterkorn could not be reached for comment. A lawyer for Winterkorn declined to comment, but confirmed his client has been summoned.
A spokeswoman for Bosch declined to comment. Audi, the Transport Ministry and the Stuttgart regional court could not immediately be reached for comment outside business hours. Volkswagen declined to comment.
Shareholders represented by law firm Tilp are seeking compensation from Volkswagen and major shareholder Porsche SE
Volkswagen has admitted to deliberately cheating diesel emissions tests but denies it failed to inform investors in a timely fashion about the scope of liabilities being faced by its shareholders.
(Reporting by Ilona Wissenbach, Andrea Shalal, Edward Taylor and Christoph Steitz; Editing by Alexandra Hudson)
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Updated Date: Jun 08, 2018 02:05:08 IST