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    VW Group appoints Diess CEO; reorganizes company


    Diess came from BMW in 2015 to head the core VW brand (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group appointed Herbert Diess CEO and announced a far-reaching reorganization of the 12 brand automotive group. Diess will retain his position as head of the core Volkswagen brand, but will take over responsibility for ...

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    VW: Diess can take over as head of VW brand earlier


    Diess (Photo: BMW) BMW's Herbert Diess will take over as head of the Volkswagen brand three months earlier than originally planned, following an agreement between Europe's largest auto group and the Munich-based premium car maker. VW said Diess, formerly head of R&D at BMW, will take the helm at ...

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    In surprise move, BMW's Diess to head VW passenger car brand


    Diess has headed BMW's R&D since 2012 (Photo: BMW) In a surprise move, BMW R&D chief Herbert Diess will move to Volkswagen  to head the brand's core VW passenger car brand. He will take over  - on October 1, 2015 - from VW Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, ...