A Volkswagen PR event on Valentine's Day 2013, in Brussels (Photo: Volkswagen Belgium)

VW lobbyist met German EU commissioner

Germany's EU commissioner Guenther Oettinger had a meeting last January with Volkswagen Group about the cheating scandal, despite the issue not being part of his portfolio.

Neither Volkswagen's Brussels office nor Oettinger's spokeswoman responded to a request for a comment, but the meeting was listed on the Integrity Watch website.

The site is an initiative by NGO Transparency International, but the data is supplied by the EU commissio...

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