First the diesel emissions scandal and now cartel allegations - Volkswagen had a lot to answer for during a visit by German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks. VW is now promising to refit 4 million cars to reduce harmful emissions.
German police have taken Porsche manager Jörg Kerner into custody, amid concerns that he could flee the country. The emissions scandal has spread from Volkswagen's core VW division to many other brands.
In a major leadership reshuffle at Volkswagen, chief executive Matthias Müller is set to make way for VW brand chief Herbert Diess. DW's Janelle Dumalaon says the choice is obvious, if potentially painful.
Herbert Diess will replace Matthias Müller as VW CEO. He has a reputation for driving through difficult changes. From his days reining in costs at BMW, the Austrian has often irritated unions — and delighted bosses.
The Geneva Motor Show is set to open its doors to the public after two days dedicated to sneak previews for journalists. On her way out, DW’s Janelle Dumalaon says she wasn’t always sure where the journey was heading.
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