Hans Dieter Poetsch
VW brand chief Diess gets backing from Porsche-Piech clan, report saysFri, 24, Feb 2017
VW Chairman Poetsch under pressure in diesel crisis as probe widensTue, 08, Nov 2016
VW Group Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch has survived internal purges and scandals for more than a decade at the automaker. Now his position at the top of the manufacturer is coming under strain as he becomes directly involved in the diesel-emissions scandal for the first time.
California promises crackdown after new report of VW cheatingTue, 08, Nov 2016
The California Air Resources Board promised Monday to use its expanded testing procedures to crack down on automakers that use defeat device software to emit more tailpipe pollutants than the state's laws allow.
German prosecutors widen market manipulation probe to VW chairmanSun, 06, Nov 2016
Piech, Porsche families say they are united behind VW managementMon, 24, Oct 2016
The Piech and Porsche families, which control more than 52 percent of Volkswagen Group, have vowed to back the automaker's senior management, setting aside past disputes as the company struggles to overcome its emissions-cheating scandal.
VW has no plans to sell brands, Poetsch tells paperFri, 07, Oct 2016
VW Group will not sell any of its brands or seek a capital increase to meet the costs of its emissions scandal, Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch told a German newspaper. VW does not need to increase the $19.8 billion it has set aside to pay for costs related to the scandal, he said.
VW says Diess under investigation, sees no evidence of market manipulationTue, 21, Jun 2016
Volkswagen on Tuesday confirmed that prosecutors in Braunschweig, Germany, were probing VW brand chief Herbert Diess as part of an investigation into whether Europe's carmaker violated disclosure and market manipulation rules.
VW to pay top exes $71.8 million for 2015Thu, 28, Apr 2016
VW Group said it plans to pay the 12 current and former members of its management board 63.24 million euros ($71.8 million) for 2015, a year when Europe's largest carmaker posted a record loss due to legal and compensation costs for cheating on diesel emissions tests.
VW's about-face on scandal investigationSun, 24, Apr 2016
VW chairman, CEO knew of 'defeat' devices early, report saysSun, 06, Mar 2016
Volkswagen Group's current chairman, Hans Dieter Poetsch, and CEO, Matthias Mueller, were alerted by the company's former CEO to the use of illicit emissions-control software in the U.S. two weeks before the carmaker disclosed the scale of its manipulations, a German newspaper said.
VW's top committee will meet Feb. 3 to discuss emissions crisis, report saysTue, 26, Jan 2016
VW's supervisory board executive panel, the automaker's top committee, will meet for the third time in three weeks on Feb. 3, as the automaker continues to grapple with a scandal over rigged diesel emissions tests, sources said.