Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalThu, 09, Feb 2017
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 mulls action against Piech over diesel claims against boardWed, 08, Feb 2017
Volkswagen announced it was weighing steps against ex-Chairman Ferdinand Piech after media reports said he had informed key supervisory board members about potential diesel cheating six months before the scandal became public.
VW plans to cap CEO's annual pay at $10.7 million, report saysMon, 06, Feb 2017
VW sued by first major German customer over diesel scandalMon, 06, Feb 2017
VW Group is being sued by German fish distributor Deutsche See for misrepresenting a fleet of vehicles it leased as environmentally friendly, making the company the first major German customer to sue VW over its emissions-cheating scandal.
Ex-VW chairman Piech testifies in Winterkorn probeFri, 03, Feb 2017
Volkswagen's former Chairman Ferdinand Piech, who left the company following a showdown with ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn in 2015, has testified to prosecutors investigating Winterkorn's involvement in the carmaker's diesel scandal, according to Winterkorn's lawyer.
Expanded VW probe in Germany not prompted by new U.S. evidenceFri, 27, Jan 2017
German investigators did not rely on evidence provided by U.S. prosecutors when deciding this week to expand a probe into former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn to include potential fraud charges related to VW’s diesel emissions scandal.
Former VW CEO Winterkorn investigated for fraud by German prosecutorsFri, 27, Jan 2017
German prosecutors are investigating former VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn on suspicion of fraud as they expand a probe into the automaker's emissions scandal. Prosecutors said 28 homes and offices were searched this week in connection with the investigation.
Winterkorn denies early knowledge of VW diesel emissions cheatingThu, 19, Jan 2017
VW charges in U.S. breach German constitution, says defendant's lawyerTue, 17, Jan 2017
VW officials destroyed files, emails as diesel cheating unraveled, U.S. prosecutors sayThu, 12, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's plot to cheat emissions tests was quickly unraveling by 2015. On August 19, an employee told regulators for the first time that VW's diesel cars were designed to behave differently during tests, leading some executives and engineers to begin deleting files and emails, U.S. prosecutors claim.
Former VW CEO Winterkorn to appear before German parliamentary committeeWed, 11, Jan 2017
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is scheduled to appear next week before a German parliamentary committee tasked with looking into whether the government had any role in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.