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Current, former Volkswagen bosses face 'market manipulation' charges

Sep 25, 2019 - 3:20 PM

Those charged are Volkswagen's chief executive Herbert Diess, former boss Martin Winterkorn, and supervisory board chief Hans Dieter Poetsch

VOLKSWAGEN. A worker stands on a scaffold lift, under a giant VolksWagen logo at VolksWagen's original headquarters building, now under renovation in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, on September 30, 2015. File photo by John Macdougall/AFP

Volkswagen CEO faces first probe over 'dieselgate'

May 17, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Matthias Mueller and others allegedly delayed telling Porsche SE shareholders of the financial consequences of the software manipulation by Volkswagen AG

BARRAGE OF LAWSUITS. This file photo taken on January 10, 2016 shows Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller during a press event in Detroit, Michigan. File photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Volkswagen execs named in new emissions lawsuits

Jul 20, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Current Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller and his predecessor Martin Winterkorn are accused of being aware early on about the so called dieselgate scandal

epa05368860 Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, at press conference at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, 16 June 2016. The German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) introduced its strategy until the year of 2025. EPA/JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE

VW ex-boss probed for market manipulation

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Volkswagen s former boss Martin Winterkorn is under investigation for having allegedly manipulated the market by holding back information about emissions cheating at the automobile giant

UNDER INVESTIGATION. This file photo taken on March 13, 2014 shows Martin Winterkorn, then CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen (VW), attending the company's annual press conference in Berlin. Photo by Johannes Eisele / AFP

Volkswagen says pollution cheating dates back to 2005

Dec 11, 2015 - 9:22 AM

The costs facing Volkswagen are still incalculable not only in terms of reputation and global earnings but also possible fines and legal costs

VOLKSWAGEN SCANDAL. An employee looks through a pair of binoculars as he stands next to a corporate logo of Volkswagen (VW) on the rooftop of an office building of the German car manufacturer in Wolfsburg, Germany, September 25, 2015. Photo by Rainer Jensen/EPA

Germany probes role of VW's ex-CEO in pollution test scam

Sep 28, 2015 - 10:37 PM

Public prosecutors in Brunswick have launched a criminal probe against Martin Winterkorn who resigned as VW s CEO after the group revealed that 11 million of its diesel vehicles are equipped with devices that fool official pollution tests

Picture taken on September 14, 2015 shows Martin Winterkorn, then CEO of German carmaker Volkswagen (VW), attending the Volkswagen night on the eve of the 66th IAA auto show in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Scandal-hit Volkswagen names Porsche boss new CEO

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:38 AM

Calling the cheating a moral and policy disaster the company s supervisory board chief Berthold Huber says the group is now looking to Matthias Mueller who knows the company and its brands to tackle the crisis

NEW CEO. Matthias Mueller, new chief executive of Volkswagen AG, attends a press conference at the VW factory in in Wolfsburg, Germany, September 25, 2015. Photo by Ole Spata/EPA

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Sep 24, 2015 - 7:26 PM

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Volkswagen chief quits as cheating scandal snowballs

Sep 24, 2015 - 2:14 PM

Winterkorn: Volkswagen needs a fresh start – also in terms of personnel I am clearing the way for this fresh start with my resignation

MARTIN WINTERKORN. A file picture dated 13 April 2015 of Volkswagen (VW) CEO Martin Winterkorn at the company's booth at the Hannover Messe trade fair in Hanover, Germany. File Photo by Friso Gentsch/EPA

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Sep 23, 2015 - 12:57 PM

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Volkswagen admits 11M cars have pollution cheating device

Sep 22, 2015 - 9:11 PM

UPDATED German auto giant Volkswagen reveal that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests a dramatic escalation of the scandal that has wiped a third off the company s market value and now threatens to topple its chief executive

PULLED OUT. A damaged Volkswagen car stands on the grounds of a scrap dealer in Hanover, central Germany, on September 22, 2015. Photo by Julian Stratenschulte / DPA / Germany Out / AFP