>> Volkswagen Monday tried to get into the spirit of things at the Detroit Autoshow with a full reveal of the new Volkswagen Bus, an autonomous electric upgrade to its iconic vehicle. That plan derailed by an emissions scandal that just won't go away. Reuters Correspondent, David Shepardson.>> News broke that the justice department has arrested a second Volkswagen executive and charged him with wrongdoing in connection with the scandal, for misleading regulators about this secret software that allowed Volkswagen to defeat emissions tests.
And this latest criminal charge shows that there's still a lot of noise. It's gonna get in they way of them trying to focus the customer's attention on the cars and not the scandal.>> CEO of Volkswagen North America, Henrick Vutkin tried to put on a brave face when barraged with questions.
>> Yeah, I can only tell you that we were also surprised yesterday by this news. We continue to work closely with the agencies and with the government.>> Scandal aside, Volkswagen is trying to capitalize on the growing share of large truck and SUV demands in America. Its answer, the Atlas.
A large crossover SUV with three rows that easily fit seven people. And Volkswagen is already ahead of the curve politically. The Atlas will be built in Chattanooga, Tennessee.