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MAN supports investigations by public prosecution authorities

(PresseBox) (München, ) The Munich offices of MAN AG and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, as well as branches of MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland, were searched today by members of Munich's public prosecution office (Staatsanwaltschaft München I) in the course of preliminary investigations. According to the public prosecution office, there are grounds to suspect that between 2002 and 2005 hidden commission totaling approx. €1 million was paid in Germany and several million euros in other countries in connection with sales of commercial vehicles.

MAN AG has assured the public prosecution office of its full support to clear up the allegations and will cooperate closely with the investigating authorities.

The MAN Group's Code of Conduct includes a binding provision for all employees that forbids MAN Group employees from conferring benefits of any kind with the aim of obtaining orders or unfair advantages for MAN or other persons. MAN does not tolerate any illegal or irregular conduct.

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The MAN Group is one of Europe's leading industrial players in transport-related engineering, with revenue of approximately €15 billion in 2008. As a supplier of trucks, buses, diesel engines, turbo machinery and special gear systems, MAN employs approximately 51,300 people worldwide. Its business areas hold leading positions in their respective markets. MAN AG, Munich, is listed in the DAX (German Stock Index), which comprises Germany's thirty leading stock corporations