The clean-up in VWs management has started in earnest. Volkswagen's supervisory board has elected former Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch as its new chairman. Poetsch is a company insider, and that has already provoked criticism.
In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen has replaced half of the supervisory board at its Audi subsidiary, with CEO Rupert Stadler remaining firmly at the helm of the premium carmaker.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
A Volkswagen (VW) manager, currently jailed in connection with the German automaker's emissions scandal in the United States, has pleaded guilty in a Detroit courtroom, hoping for lesser punishment.
Hoping to avoid fines, Daimler was the first firm among the suspected cartel group to report the collaboration to antitrust authorities, while Volkswagen has called a special supervisory board meeting.
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