The news comes from German daily Handelsblatt, who quoted the prosecutor’s office in Stuttgart regarding the inquiry. Bosch employees are suspected of aiding and abetting others in connection with the case that has Daimler AG as its subject.
A spokesperson for the prosecutor’s bureau told the journalists the information presented above, without mentioning how many employees are involved.
As Automotive News remarks, officials from Bosch or the district attorney’s office were unavailable for comment. Since Bosch is a supplier for many other automakers, including Daimler AG, it is plausible that someone believed that the firm would have had knowledge of any cheating activity of its customers.
It is fair to note that the same supplier is a defendant in a case along with Volkswagen AG, as it supplied the Wolfsburg-based brand its ECUs, Injectors, and many other parts required for the operation of diesel-engined vehicles.
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