VW's Diess wins labor backing for reform plans, paper saysFri, 17, Mar 2017
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 saysFri, 24, Feb 2017
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 union accuses Diess of undermining cost-cutting dealWed, 08, Feb 2017
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 saysTue, 18, Oct 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 paperWed, 12, Oct 2016
VW CEO expects turnaround to start bearing fruit in 2-3 yearsTue, 30, Aug 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 suppliersFri, 26, Aug 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, strategyThu, 21, Jul 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."
VW labor boss says bonuses should be for everyone or no oneWed, 11, May 2016
Bernd Osterloh, Volkswagen's works council chief, said workers and managers alike should be paid a bonus, flatly rejecting the idea that the automaker's German workforce is inefficient and paid too much.
Why the Porsche-Piech family is not rushing in to fix VWWed, 27, Apr 2016
The Porsche-Piech clan, led by Wolfgang Porsche, that controls scandal-hit VW Group has the voting power to muscle through change at the automaker, but family members are not acting on it. That has left a power vacuum even as VW faces costs that could top $30 billion.
VW said to hire McKinsey to address diesel scandalWed, 27, Apr 2016
VW Group has hired external advisers McKinsey & Co. to better react to the turmoil caused by its emissions cheating and help draft a strategy to move beyond the scandal, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.