Luca De Meo
De Meo to speak at Europe congressMay 8
VW taps Mueller as CEO; Horn keeps U.S. job; Skoda's Vahland steers new N.A. unitSept. 25, 2015
Volkswagen named Porsche boss Matthias Mueller CEO and tapped Skoda chief Winfried Vahland to oversee a newly created North American business unit in a sweeping overhaul triggered by the company's diesel emissions scandal. Michael Horn, strongly defended by U.S. dealers, will remain head of VW in the United States.
Mercedes' China surge pushes it past BMW, Audi in JulyAug. 14, 2015
Mercedes sold more luxury cars globally than either Audi or BMW brand in July, as its rising deliveries in China defied a market slowdown there. Mercedes' surge left it just 272 units behind Audi after seven months for second place in global premium sales race. BMW remains No. 1 overall.
Audi expects in-car electronics to become as valuable as horsepowerMay 26, 2015
Audi expects that electronics and digital features will become just as important as sheer horsepower for global automakers as they brace for a fundamental industry shift and new competitors and potential allies emerge.