Piech cuts final ties to VW's holding companyNov. 9
Ferdinand Piech, the driving force behind Volkswagen and Audi for decades, is cutting all ties to the company he considered to be more important than his own family. He will resign from the board of VW Group's parent, Porsche SE, on Dec. 8.
Battle between Piech, Porsche families highlighted in German documentaryOct. 20
Stone-faced, Piech shows at meetingJune 5
Porsche SE denies misleading investors as legal claims mountMay 30
Porsche Automobil Holding denied it misled investors about emissions cheating at Volkswagen as the holding company's board members battle lawsuits and investigations tied to the carmaker's diesel scandal.
VW mulls possible sale of motorbike brand Ducati, report saysApril 26
Despite losing VW power battle, Piech's achievements are indisputableApril 17
Ferdinand Piech can look back at a lifetime of accomplishments that put Volkswagen Group on the path to becoming the world's largest automaker. An engineer, Piech rose to become VW Group's CEO and later chairman, along the way turning Audi into a rival to Mercedes and BMW. He rescued VW from the threat of bankruptcy and added brands such as Bentley and Bugatti.
VW Group power balance shifts between Piech brothersApril 7
Former Volkswagen Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech sold the bulk of his 14.7 percent stake in the company that controls VW to his younger brother, Hans Michel Piech, a German newspaper reported. The bigger stake enhances Hans Michel Piech's power at VW Group.
Piech sells Porsche SE stake to brother, report saysApril 6
VW's controlling family sells Porsche Design stake ahead of Piech's exitApril 5
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Former VW patriarch Piech agrees to sell bulk of Porsche SE stakeApril 3
Porsche family ready to bring in younger generationApril 1
Ferdinand Piech's seat on the board of VW Group's majority shareholder could be taken by his nephew, Josef Ahorner. The move would be a step toward the Porsche-Piech's clan younger generation moving into key roles.