As VW’s internal investigation into the diesel emissions scandal gets underway, the company has warned that it is expecting “further personnel consequences in the next days”.

In a statement it said that the internal investigations are “continuing at a high tempo”. And the company also said that “all participants in these proceedings that has resulted in unmeasurable harm for Volkswagen, will be subject to the full consequences”.

The Executive Committee of VW’s supervisory board will create a special committee to deal with the crisis and further details of that will be decided at the VW Group Supervisory Board meeting on Friday.

Reuters reported today that Volkswagen will dismiss the R&D chiefs of Audi and Porsche and its top manager in the United States where the carmaker has been found manipulating diesel emission rules. Citing an anonymous souce, the report said that Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg, Porsche’s Wolfgang Hatz and VW’s US chief executive Michael Horn will be dismissed at the Supervisory Board meeting on Friday.

Germany’s Bild newspaper also said that Hackenberg and Hatz are facing the sack.