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  • audi.automotiveIT

    Audi appoints Schot interim CEO following Stadler arrest


    Audi CEO Stadler shows the e-tron prototype at a recent press event (Photo: Audi) Audi appointed Abraham Schott interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler earlier in the week. The German premium car maker said Schot, who has headed sales and marketing at Audi since 2017, is taking ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    VW reaches agreement with US authorities on diesel manipulation


    VW is expanding its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee to get ready for production of a new mid-size SUV later this year (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group said it had reached a settlement with US regulators, private plaintiffs and 44 US states on penalties to pay for manipulating the emissions of ...

  • emissions.automotiveIT

    Automakers: New emissions test regime needed


    (Photo: Ruben de Rijcke Automakers conceded that laboratory tests of exhaust emissions don't accurately reflect real driving conditions and called for the adoption of a new test regime. Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) and the UK Department for Transport last week released reports showing that emissions from ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    VW swung to 2015 net loss on 16.9 billion euro diesel charge


    Without diesel costs, VW said 2015 would have been a good year (Photo: VW) Volkswagen swung to an after-tax loss in 2015 after it took a 16.2 billion euro extraordinary charge to account for costs related to its US emission-test cheating. The German carmaker said after-tax earnings swung to ...

  • sedran.vw.automotiveIT

    VW appoints company outsider as head of strategy


    Thomas Sedran previously held senior positions at GM (Photo: GM) Volkswagen has named Thomas Sedran as its new head of group strategy effective November 1. The appointment marks the second time in recent weeks that the embattled carmaker appoints someone from outside the group to assume key responsibilities. Sedran, ...

  • Volvo.automotiveIT

    At Volvo, a full EV by 2019


    Volvo will build plug-in hybrid versions of all its models (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars, responding to growing anti-diesel sentiment, said it will build a full electric car that will be on sale by 2019. The Swedish car brand also said it expects that, in two years, one of ...

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    Porsche's Mueller to succeed Winterkorn as VW Group CEO


    Matthias Mueller studied IT in Munich before joining the VW Group (Photo: Porsche) Porsche boss Matthias Mueller will succeed Martin Winterkorn as CEO of the Volkswagen Group, the carmaker's supervisory board decided late Friday. Mueller, 62, was one of the main candidates to take the position, following the resignation ...