Martin Winterkorn

Ex-VW boss Winterkorn denies knowing about defeat devices

Jan 20, 2017

Volkswagen’s ex-CEO, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, has told German lawmakers he was unaware of the existence of any defeat devices fitted to 11 million VW vehicles before late August, 2015. Winterkorn, who has since resigned...

Ex-VW CEO Martin Winterkorn under criminal investigation

Jun 21, 2016

German prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into two high-level VW execs, including former CEO Martin Winterkorn. Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin, requested the investigation, focussing on the amount of time VW execs were aware of...

Porsche chairman Matthias Müller becomes Volkswagen CEO

Sep 26, 2015

Following the announcement of Martin Winterkorn’s resignation as CEO of Volkswagen, the company has announced Porsche chairman Matthias Müller as the new boss until a replacement is found. Müller will remain as chairman of Porsche AG,...

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns following emissions scandal

Sep 24, 2015

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned following a massive scandal which resulted in VW admitting to cheating emissions tests with around 11 million vehicles worldwide. The news broke at the weekend whereby Volkswagen was found...

US Volkswagen owners offered $1000 if they buy a Fiat-Chrysler

Dec 10, 2012

Fiat has only been in the US for a short period, but after buying Chrysler earlier in the year it seems the paired company is really pushing to increase its fan base. So much so...