Audi fires 4 engineers from diesel divisionFeb. 20
Audi, which has been caught up in parent VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, has fired four engineers from its diesel division. The dismissed engineers include the automaker's engine development chief and a former head of emissions in the U.S., a report said.
VW union accuses Diess of undermining cost-cutting dealFeb. 8
VW Group's works council has accused executives including brand chief Herbert Diess of undermining a cost-cutting deal forged late last year. Labor leaders said the managers had breached the November pact by ruling out possible hirings in the first half of 2017 and cutting temporary jobs more quickly and deeply than agreed.
Akio Toyoda will head Toyota's EV divisionNov. 30, 2016
PersonnelJuly 4, 2016
Renault-Nissan seeks to lure Silicon Valley talentJune 1, 2016
Renault-Nissan will begin hiring at least 300 tech experts this month, joining other automakers in trying to lure staff away from Silicon Valley. The move is part of an industry push for technology experts to compete with Google and Apple.
AvtoVAZ names Bo Andersson's replacementMarch 15, 2016
Porsche names Blume as CEO, N.A. boss von Platen as global sales chiefSept. 30, 2015
Porsche has named production chief Oliver Blume to be its new CEO, and North America boss Detlev von Platen to be global sales and marketing leader as part of a VW Group management shakeup in the wake of the automaker's diesel-emissions scandal. Von Platen's successor in North America "will be announced in the near future," Porsche said.
VW committee will discuss new structure, report saysJune 12, 2015
Volkswagen's steering committee will meet today to discuss the development of a new structure for the automaker, but won't talk about personnel issues including the selection of a new chairman to replace Ferdinand Piech, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.