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Audi Stops A6 Production on AdBlue Tampering Accusations
Audi Stops A6 Production on AdBlue Tampering Accusations

8 May 2018, 14:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Audi said to have stopped production of the new A6 amid rumors that the cars could be fitted with an improper software that tampers with AdBlue use

 
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Charged with Conspiracy and Wire Fraud
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Charged with Conspiracy and Wire Fraud

4 May 2018, 06:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Martin Winterkorn charged by U.S. Department of Justice with conspiracy and wire fraud in the Dieselgate scandal, man believed to be in Germany.

 
Former Volkswagen Boss Martin Winterkorn Is Investigated By German Authorities
Former Volkswagen Boss Martin Winterkorn Is Investigated By German Authorities

20 Jun 2016, 17:22 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / German authorities have begun a criminal investigation focusing on Martin Winterkorn. The former CEO of Volkswagen is suspected of market manipulation

 
VW Engineers Say They Forged CO2 Emissions to Please Former CEO Martin Winterkorn
VW Engineers Say They Forged CO2 Emissions to Please Former CEO Martin Winterkorn

9 Nov 2015, 14:20 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Last week, Volkswagen announced that 800,000 cars had falsely declared CO2 emissions. The ambitions of Martin Winterkorn are to blame

 
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Investigated for Fraud in Germany
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Investigated for Fraud in Germany

29 Sep 2015, 14:44 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / So faking emissions numbers is considered a crime? Who would have known? Only time will tell if Winterkorn is as innocent as he claims

 
Martin Winterkorn Resigns as CEO of Volkswagen, "Accepts Responsibility" for Diesel Scandal
Martin Winterkorn Resigns as CEO of Volkswagen, "Accepts Responsibility" for Diesel Scandal

23 Sep 2015, 15:46 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / "I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrong doing on my part," the CEO says

 
Volkswagen Apologizes in Video Statement About Diesel Engines Talks about "Broken Trust"
Volkswagen Apologizes in Video Statement About Diesel Engines Talks about "Broken Trust"

22 Sep 2015, 18:21 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / "At present, we do not yet have all the answers to all the questions. But we are working hard to find out exactly what happened," he says.

 
Volkswagen's Ferdinand Piech Resigns as Board Chairman After Internal Dispute
Volkswagen's Ferdinand Piech Resigns as Board Chairman After Internal Dispute

26 Apr 2015, 08:29 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / Ferdinand Piech, a dominant figure at Volkswagen for the last 20 years or so, stepped down as chairman of the company on Saturday

 
Volkswagen CEO Checking Out the New C-Class W205 at NAIAS
Volkswagen CEO Checking Out the New C-Class W205 at NAIAS

15 Jan 2014, 10:06 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / Apparently, having an awesome family name and being the Chief Operating Officer of the third largest car company in terms of sales on the freaking planet doesn't make you Superman, and Martin W...

 
Martin Winterkorn Supports Plan For 1 Million Electric Cars in Germany
Martin Winterkorn Supports Plan For 1 Million Electric Cars in Germany

25 Oct 2013, 12:38 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volkswagen Group used to have a skeptical outlook on the future of electric cars, saying the technology isn't ready. But big boss Martin Winterkorn has turned the boat around and now wants want...

 
Volkswagen to Sell 10 Million Cars a Year by 2018
Volkswagen to Sell 10 Million Cars a Year by 2018

2 Jul 2013, 12:24 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Volkswagen Group will sell ten million cars a year by 2018 to become the world's largest automaker, company CEO Martin Winterkorn said in an interview today. Speaking to Automotive News, Win...

 
Was Audi Right to Fire Durheimer?
Was Audi Right to Fire Durheimer?

22 Jun 2013, 17:40 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The luxury car market is full of hard plastic, false hype and automobiles that are F-ing brilliant, all mixed together into a big ball and seasoned with that stuff McDonalds puts on its fries and ma...

 
Volkswagen Set For Another Record Year
Volkswagen Set For Another Record Year

11 Mar 2011, 15:26 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Following the most successful year in its history, Volkswagen wants to continue this year and to further expand its market position. During the group's annual press conference, which took place...

 
Winterkorn to Lead VW to Supremacy Until 2016
Winterkorn to Lead VW to Supremacy Until 2016

3 Jan 2011, 07:40 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Volkswagen AG has just confirmed that Martin Winterkorn will remain the company's CEO until 2016, thus offering full support to a project that sees the German manufacturer becoming the number o...

 
Volkswagen to Invest EUR51.6 Bn in the Next 5 Years
Volkswagen to Invest EUR51.6 Bn in the Next 5 Years

19 Nov 2010, 14:33 UTC · By: Andrei Costea / The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG held a meeting today, discussing the Group’s investment planning for 2011 to 2015. The Group will invest around EUR51.6 bn in its Automotive Division in ...

 
VW Calls for National e-mobility Cooperation in Germany
VW Calls for National e-mobility Cooperation in Germany

4 May 2010, 11:54 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The Volkswagen Group shown its appreciation for the National Platform for Electric Mobility Platform, which debuted yesterday in Berlin and called for the cooperation between multiple fields for sus...

 
Volkswagen Deal with Karmann to Be Decided in Two Weeks
Volkswagen Deal with Karmann to Be Decided in Two Weeks

28 Oct 2009, 10:17 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Without founding, German coachbuilder and convertible roof-top specialist is about to close business in early November. The company had a real important relationship with Volkswagen in the past, and...

 
VW's Winterkorn Appointed Porsche CEO
VW's Winterkorn Appointed Porsche CEO

14 Aug 2009, 07:51 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Following the agreement between the two German brands, Volkswagen's Martin Winterkorn will serve as Porsche CEO starting from September 15, 2009. The news was confirmed by both Porsche and Volk...

 
Volkswagen Plans 4Bn Euro Capital Increase
Volkswagen Plans 4Bn Euro Capital Increase

27 Jul 2009, 07:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The upcoming merger with Porsche will apparently force German manufacturer Volkswagen increase its capital by some 4 billion euros, a Financial Times Deutschland report says. The increase is require...

 
The Porsche Wars: Collateral Damage
The Porsche Wars: Collateral Damage

18 May 2009, 14:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Following this morning's announcement that Volkswagen put Porsche talks on hold because of the latter not being ready, Porsche's shares started to go down, due to fears that the truth behi...