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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Forget all about that Porsche dude . The current CEO of Volkswagen Group’s sporting car brand will not become the new head of the automaker’s namesake brand. Instead, a supervisory board meeting Monday saw Herbert Diess punted, replaced by the brand’s former chief operating officer. Come July...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Elon Musk publicly announced his support for VW CEO Herbert Diess on Tuesday. The Tesla CEO referenced VW's push toward electric cars when complimenting Diess for his work in helping protect the environment. Herbert Diess is doing more than any big carmaker to go electric. The good of the...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Methodical German prosecutors have finally made their way to the top of Volkswagen’s executive ranks, charging CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch with stock market manipulation. On Tuesday, the prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig indicted Diess, Pötsch, and former CEO Martin...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Bram Schot will become the chairman of Audi's supervisory board as of January 1, 2019. He takes the position after serving as Audi's interim leader following former CEO, Rupert Stadler's arrest in June. “As interim CEO, Bram Schot has already done a convincing job in recent months,” said...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    It looks like the Volkswagen Group is finally ready to name a new, long-term leader at Audi. Volkswagen announced Tuesday  that Markus Duesmann, an engine development expert from BMW, will join the its Board of Management, but made no mention of Audi. A report from Automobilewoche, though...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Audi’s head of sales and marketing, Bram Schot will reportedly take over as interim leader for the company after CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested early Monday. Schot is the brand’s favorite, reports Blomberg citing an unnamed source, because the path to his current position leaves him...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Rupert Stadler, Audi’s embattled CEO, was arrested Monday “as part of an investigation into diesel affairs and Audi engines,” according to a release from the Munich prosecutor’s office. Stadler has not been found guilty of a crime yet so the presumption of innocence remains, but he is seen to...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen's former CEO, was charged in federal court in a superseding indictment unsealed in Detroit today. The former CEO is being charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, and violation of the Clean Air Act, all of which are in relation to the Dieselgate scandal that rocked the...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen Group  last week appointed Herbert Diess as its new CEO, who replaces Porsche transplant Mathias Mueller in the position. Diess will be tasked with simplifying the complicated VW Group conglomerate and ensuring it remains profitable going forward. One way to help achieve both of...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Group has made good on its promise to reshuffle its management structure, as Herbert Diess is now taking over from Matthias Mueller as CEO of the Volkswagen Group. Although it’s not quite clear where Mueller will go from here and who will replace Diess at the Volkswagen brand...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s CEO, Matthias Müller, has told German newspaper Handelsblatt that he is already interested in picking someone to follow him in that role. "I am already in talks with the supervisory board about who could be my successor," Müller was quoted as saying in Handelsblatt. "It is...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Audi’s two biggest factories were raided today by German prosecutors as part of the ongoing investigation into the emissions scandal. The raid is the first since the scandal broke a year and a half ago and was specifically in connection to the Audi , VW, and Porsche 3.0-liter TDI engines...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Keen eyed newsies may be aware that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO  Sergio Marchionne yesterday told the  media that he had no doubts "that at the relevant time VW may show up and have a chat" for a merger. Well, VW’s CEO ain’t got time Marchionne’s nonsense. Matthias Mueller, speaking to...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s Chief Executive Officer, Matthias Muller, is set to have his pay capped at €10 million ($10.7 Million) reports Reuters. Board members, meanwhile, will make less under a new scheme aimed at reigning in executive pay. The automaker has long been the target of criticism for its highly...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    An internal investigation into the emissions scandal has yet to find any reason to dismiss Audi CEO and Volkswagen Group board member Rupert Stadler. That’s according to a report from Automotive News , going off information from three unnamed sources. There were questions about the CEO’s job...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen AG held its Annual Media Conference today to discuss the state of the company. Although it wasn’t all good news, the board members, including CEO Matthias Müller are determined to use this as an opportunity to move Volkswagen forward. “2016 will be a year of transition for us,” said...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of North America announced today that President and CEO Michael Horn has left the company. Hinrich J. Woebcken has taken over as interim president and CEO. In a statement, VW's US dealers council calls Horn's departure a "serious blow." Read the full VW press release that announced...
  18. The Lamborghini Lounge
    • He succeeds Stephan Winkelmann, who was responsible for the Sant'Agata Bolognese company's major turnaround Stefano Domenicali will become the new President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini on March 15, 2016. He succeeds Stephan Winkelmann, who will take over as CEO of sports Audi affiliate...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Wolfsburg/Herndon, 19 January 2016 – Volkswagen has appointed Hinrich J. Woebcken Head of the North America region effective April 1, 2016. He therefore assumes responsibility for all the activities of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand in the region. The company is thus moving forward with...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Wolfsburg/Herndon, September 29, 2015 – As part of decentralization of its company activities, Volkswagen Group is strengthening the North American region and is combining its activities in the USA, Mexico and Canada into the newly formed North American Region (NAR). The Supervisory Board has...
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