Wolfgang Hatz

Audi appoints new chairman, development boss to bounce back from scandal

Dec. 3, 2015 23:08 CET

Audi appointed VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller to replace Martin Winterkorn as chairman and Stefan Knirsch as development chief to succeed Ulrich Hackenberg. Both moves are part of the luxury brand's efforts to recover from the fallout of emissions rigging....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

VW board suspends r&d heads of Audi, VW and Porsche brands, report says

Sept. 28, 2015 10:54 CET

VW Group has suspended Audi development chief Ulrich Hackenberg, VW brand r&d boss Heinz-Jakob Neusser and Porsche development head Wolfgang Hatz, Reuters reported....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

VW names Mueller as Winterkorn's successor; Seat, Skoda get new CEOs; sales chief is out

Sept. 25, 2015 14:11 CET

VW Group's supervisory board named Matthias Mueller as the automaker's new CEO. Sales boss Christian Klingler is out, Winfried Vahland will lead North America operations and Audi sales chief Luca de Meo will head the Seat brand....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Audi r&d boss, Porsche engine chief will go as VW cleans house over emissions scandal, reports say

Sept. 24, 2015 13:45 CET

At least four high-ranking VW Group executives will be forced to quit as part of the automaker's shake-up, reports said. The group's Seat brand is set to get a new boss from Audi while Skoda's CEO will lead U.S. operations, according to reports....
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