VW labor chief pay probed by German prosecutorsMay 12
VW's Diess wins labor backing for reform plans, paper saysMarch 17
VW Group's powerful labor chief, Bernd Osterloh, said a dispute with VW brand boss Herbert Diess over how to implement reforms at the automaker's core brand has been laid to rest. "That's history," Osterloh told a German newspaper.
VW brand chief Diess gets backing from Porsche-Piech clan, report saysFeb. 24
AutoNews Now: Mueller 'irritated' at VW infightingFeb. 13
Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalFeb. 9
Ferdinand Piech abruptly departed Volkswagen Group nearly two years ago. Now the former VW chairman is looking to settle old scores and has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about falsified emissions tests months before publicly admitting to it.
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.
VW labor boss demands commitment to battery production, report saysOct. 18, 2016
VW should commit to investing in the development and production of batteries for electric cars, the automaker's works council chief Bernd Osterloh said. VW is said to be mulling an $11 billion battery plant to rival Tesla's Gigafactory.
VW could cut 25,000 jobs over 10 years as workers retire, labor leader tells paperOct. 12, 2016
First Shift: 50 mpg Chevy Cruze diesel?Oct. 12, 2016
VW CEO expects turnaround to start bearing fruit in 2-3 yearsAug. 30, 2016
Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller is pushing forward with a technological and organizational revamp of Europe's largest carmaker despite internal opposition and expects his efforts to begin bearing fruit in two to three years.
VW labor boss suggests taking stakes in suppliersAug. 26, 2016
Volkswagen Group should consider taking stakes in key suppliers after two parts makers brought production at six of the automakers factories in Germany to a standstill by refusing to deliver components, VW's labor boss said.
VW labor chief warns of tough talks over savings, strategyJuly 21, 2016
Volkswagen Group's efficiency drive at its namesake brand is paying off, but talks over further savings and strategy changes will be tough, said Bernd Osterloh, the automaker's labor boss, who added that the talks, which are due to resume next week, will not be without "tensions."