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  • Piech.vw.automotiveIT
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    Analysis: VW struggle reflects wider auto-industry dilemmas

    2015-04-26T13:40:00Z

    Piech (l), Winterkorn and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in more harmonious times (Photo: VW) The resignation of Ferdinand Piech late Saturday as chairman of the Volkswagen Group's supervisory board doesn't just mark the end of a tumultuous and expansionist chapter in the history of Europe's largest carmaker. It also ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Piech resigns as VW Supervisory Board chairman

    2015-04-25T22:57:41Z

    Ferdinand Piech (Photo: VW) Ferdinand Piech resigned Saturday as head of the Volkswagen Group supervisory board, seemingly bringing to an end a two-week battle over who's in control at Europe's largest automotive group. "The members of the Executive Committee have unanimously determined that in view of the background of ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW board committee confirms Winterkorn as CEO

    2015-04-17T15:51:16Z

    Martin Winterkorn (Photo: VW) Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is "the best possible chairman of the board of management," the Executive Committee of the carmaker's Supervisory Board said in a statement Friday. The announcement comes after Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech last week expressed reservations about Winterkorn's leadership. Piech is ...

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    Report: Winterkorn won't become VW supervisory board chairman

    2015-04-10T18:56:10Z

    In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI congratulates Ferdinand Piech (r) with his 75th birthday. Winterkorn also was present (Photo: VW) Contrary to expectations, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn may not move up to head the company's supervisory board when he retires from his operational role at the end of 2016. Germany's ...