VW CEO slams infighting as spat escalates over worker agreementMon, 13, Feb 2017
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sought to calm nerves at the automaker as festering disputes with labor leaders and allegations from former Chairman Ferdinand Piech threatened to disrupt efforts to overcome its diesel-cheating scandal.
Ex-VW chairman Piech refuses to testify in German emissions inquirySun, 12, 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 mulls action against Piech over diesel claims against boardWed, 08, Feb 2017
Volkswagen announced it was weighing steps against ex-Chairman Ferdinand Piech after media reports said he had informed key supervisory board members about potential diesel cheating six months before the scandal became public.
BMW picks VW exec to lead design at core brandWed, 08, Feb 2017
BMW has picked Volkswagen executive Jozef Kaban to lead design at its namesake brand, a move that fills the hole left by Karim Habib's departure last month and helps address some of the upheaval at the luxury carmaker's styling department.
Ex-VW chairman Piech testifies in Winterkorn probeFri, 03, Feb 2017
Volkswagen's former Chairman Ferdinand Piech, who left the company following a showdown with ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn in 2015, has testified to prosecutors investigating Winterkorn's involvement in the carmaker's diesel scandal, according to Winterkorn's lawyer.
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.
Did emissions cheating fuel VW power struggle?Mon, 05, Sep 2016
Piech queried Winterkorn on VW scandal, paper saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
Former VW Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech tried unsuccessfully to query ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn about the automaker's emissions scandal a month before the two had a public falling out, a German newspaper reported. The revelations possibly shed new light on how the scandal unfolded.
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 Phaeton: A few facts on a failed experimentMon, 04, Apr 2016
On March 18, the last Volkswagen Phaeton rolled off the line at the company's “Transparent Factory” in Dresden, Germany, concluding a production run of nearly 15 years. Here are a few facts about the Phaeton.
VW brand boss Diess will cut expensive engineering habits, report saysFri, 08, Jan 2016
VW brand chief Herbert Diess will reduce the automaker's expensive engineering habits by re-using technology and components and avoiding the fussing over details that was common under the company's previous leadership, Bloomberg reported.