VW works council denies it has agreed to cost-cutting dealWed, 19, Oct 2016
Volkswagen labor leaders said they had not yet struck a deal with management on cost cuts at the VW brand, denying an earlier report in a German business magazine.
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.
Audi to delay tech projects as it cuts costs, company insiders sayTue, 18, Oct 2016
Audi will delay technology projects to cut costs, sources at the company said, as it grapples with parent Volkswagen Group's emissions scandal and the need for big investments in electric cars and autonomous driving.
VW could cut 25,000 jobs over 10 years as workers retire, labor leader tells paperWed, 12, Oct 2016
Volkswagen's works council chief said the company could cut up to 25,000 staff over the next decade as older workers retire to help the carmaker achieve cost-cuts needed to revive the VW brand.