Robert Liang has been sentenced to a 40-month prison sentence.
63-year-old Robert Liang asks judge to consider a sentence of probation, 1,500 hours of community service.
Q2 net profit up a scant 2% compared with a year ago, to $2.9 billion.
US District Judge refuses to release Oliver Schmidt on bond from a Michigan jail, saying he might flee.
Newsmagazine report claims the automakers have colluded for years over diesel technology.
Environmental regulators say some of the vehicles emitted up to 40 times the allowed levels of nitrous oxides.
Automaker expects recall to cost $254.21 million.
Claims the automaker put software-based features on diesel engines in nearly 104,000 trucks and Jeeps between 2014 to 2016.
EPA claims the automaker used software that allowed diesel vehicles to emit more pollution on the road than they do in emissions tests.
Automaker says disclosing further results of the probe would expose it to “unacceptable legal risks.”
Vehicles were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road.
VW and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines make up the bulk of those caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal.
Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.
Answers to questions about the largest class-action settlement in the history of the American auto industry.
Prosecutor says the ex-CEO wasn’t quick enough to inform investors of the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal.