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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ferdinand Piech has had a long and illustrious, if ultimately controversial, career. From leading the team that created the legendary Audi Quattro to leading VW’s rise to one of the world’s largest automakers to maybe being responsible for Dieselgate, the Porsche descendent has done anything but...
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    Volkswagen Group board members Wolfgang Porsche and Hans Michael Piech have warned Bentley that it must post a profit in the coming years or risk facing consequences. Speaking to German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wolfgang Porsche said that every VW Group brand must "generate a...
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    One of the preeminent figures within the European automotive industry is looking to get out of the family business. The former paterfamilias of Volkswagen AG, Ferdinand Piech, is looking to dump his stake of Porsche Automobil Holding SE and sever his remaining ties to VW. Piech’s shares would...
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    Volkswagen Group sales exceeded expectations last year as revenue rose by 4 billion euros to more than 217 billion euros ($230 billion). "While the past fiscal year posed major challenges for us, despite the crisis the Group's operating business gave its best-ever performance," CEO Matthias...
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    Despite some friction between management and labor over cost cutting measures implemented by Volkswagen’s new CEO, Herbert Diess, the Porsche family still has faith in his abilities, according to a new report. Diess was brought in to steer the VW ship into calmer waters following the emissions...
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    Hans Dieter Potsch, former VW finance chief and current supervisory board Chairman, is now the target of a German investigation. The investigation centers around suspected market manipulation and came about as a result of the TDI scandal that rocked Volkswagen. The investigation that Potsch is...
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    In a recent interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel, Hans Michel Piech and Wolfgang Porsche pledged to back senior Volkswagen management as the manufacturer attempts to make the all important shift from diesel to electric motors. The two families have clashed in the past, especially when former...
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