Volkswagen employs more than 50 % of the population of Wolfsburg. It even owns the city’s soccer club of the same name. So what happens when the company driving an entire city is hit by a scandal?
With a new boss known for finding efficiencies installed at VW, it appears that change is coming for Europe's largest car group. Yet workers at the company’s Wolfsburg headquarters are calm and positive about the future.
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.
The German carmaker has initiated the deepest changes to its management since the diesel emissions scandal of late 2015, replacing its CEO and establishing a corporate structure designed to speed up decision making.
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