Piech cuts final ties to VW's holding companyNov. 9, 2017
Ferdinand Piech, the driving force behind Volkswagen and Audi for decades, is cutting all ties to the company he considered to be more important than his own family. He will resign from the board of VW Group's parent, Porsche SE, on Dec. 8.
Battle between Piech, Porsche families highlighted in German documentaryOct. 20, 2017
Stone-faced, Piech shows at meetingJune 5, 2017
Porsche SE denies misleading investors as legal claims mountMay 30, 2017
Porsche Automobil Holding denied it misled investors about emissions cheating at Volkswagen as the holding company's board members battle lawsuits and investigations tied to the carmaker's diesel scandal.
VW mulls possible sale of motorbike brand Ducati, report saysApril 26, 2017
Despite losing VW power battle, Piech's achievements are indisputableApril 17, 2017
Ferdinand Piech can look back at a lifetime of accomplishments that put Volkswagen Group on the path to becoming the world's largest automaker. An engineer, Piech rose to become VW Group's CEO and later chairman, along the way turning Audi into a rival to Mercedes and BMW. He rescued VW from the threat of bankruptcy and added brands such as Bentley and Bugatti.