Head of Business Crime Michael O’Kane spoke yesterday to Clive Coleman, Legal Correspondent for BBC News, about potential criminal investigations following allegations that VW installed software into cars that allowed them to cheat emissions tests.

Michael said: “Investigators are now bound to go after key individuals from the start. They must follow the evidence in emails, documents, minutes of meetings etc, to find out who knew or connived in the rigging in order to find the most culpable and senior individuals.”

You can read Clive Coleman’s article in full here.