Due to the severe crisis at German automaker VW the multi-million dollar bonuses are highly controversial. Head of supervisory board Dieter Pötsch is calling for cuts.
Martin Schmidt led Mainz into Europe for the first time but faces a more complex challenge in Wolfsburg. After coaching changes and the Volkswagen emissions scandal, the Wolves need to decide what they want to be.
Volkswagen's mass recall of polluting diesel cars in the United States is proving more difficult and costlier than expected, forcing the beleaguered German carmaker to set aside billions more in the third quarter.
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.
VW's emissions scam has stained the firm's reputation and even undercut Germany’s well-cultivated image as a bastion of excellence, precision and environmentalism. One of those behind the scandal is set to be sentenced.
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