Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz
VW compliance chief will receive payout of up to $16 million, reports sayJan. 31
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysSept. 22, 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
VW managers knew of possible $20 billion penalties in Aug. 2015, report saysMarch 18, 2016
Volkswagen's core brand chief and its procurement head were told in an internal meeting on Aug. 24, 2015, that the company could face potential penalties of more than $20 billion for the use of illegal software in its vehicles, a German magazine reported.
VW picks Garcia Sanz to oversee handling of diesel scandalDec. 9, 2015
Volkswagen Group has picked one of its most experienced executives, Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, as the executive in charge of cleaning up its diesels scandal. The automaker also named Skoda's Frank Welsch as VW brand's new head of technical development.