Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn tells DW how he plans to make the German car group global auto industry leader.
Chief Executive Oliver Blume has said the sports carmaker will focus on petrol/gasoline, hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Porsche and its parent Volkswagen have seen their image take a beating in the wake of Dieselgate.
The first major court case against Volkswagen in Germany over its cheating in emissions tests involving millions of diesel cars begins Monday. It will examine whether the auto giant should have informed investors sooner.
Volkswagen has announced that the "New Beetle," a playful spin on the classic bug, will become a thing of the past as of next year. Many Americans have fond memories of the car, despite its roots in Germany's Nazi past.
US prosecutors have filed charges against Martin Winterkorn, the former CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen, over his involvement in the Dieselgate scandal. Winterkorn is accused of conspiring to mislead US regulators.
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