Follows similar moves in France and Norway to replace internal combustion engines with electric and hybrid options.
Answers to questions about the largest class-action settlement in the history of the American auto industry.
Action could expose automaker to more than $20 billion in fines under the Clean Air Act.
Regulators had originally accused the automaker of installing the “defeat device” software on about 10,000 cars.
Company said the job cuts are expected to save up to $200 million a year.
Winfried Vahland claims decision to quit was not related to the automaker’s scandal over its diesel engines.
Government estimates there are 35,000 of the Volkswagen and Audi models in the province equipped with the software.
Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide have software that turns pollution controls in emissions tests.
The electrical generator is part of an experimental 7.5 kilo watt renewable energy system.
Westport Innovations and Cummins Inc. revise economic terms of joint venture