Martin Winterkorn

 
VW Board vs ex-CEO Piech: rancor erupts over diesel cheating lies

VW Board vs ex-CEO Piech: rancor erupts over diesel cheating lies

Statements from the boards of directors of automakers are generally dry, dispassionate, and formal. So the language of a terse item issued yesterday by the board of Volkswagen Group was remarkable in its directness. Not to mention its inferences about the company's former CEO Ferdinand Piech, who... read more

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Martin Winterkorn

Solid-State Batteries For Electric Cars: 'Great Potential,' VW CEO Says

To help electric cars go mainstream, new battery technology will be needed to escape the shackles of short ranges, long charging times, and relatively high cost. Among the... read more November 24, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

European Auto Industry Asks For Higher Carbon Emission Limits

In the interest of reducing carbon emissions to reduce climate change, regulators around the world are forcing carmakers to boost the fuel efficiency of their upcoming... read more October 16, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen e-Golf  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Volkswagen Will Be The Biggest Electric-Car Maker In 2018, It Says

As a group, German automakers have not been at the front of the move toward plug-in electric cars. Nonetheless, Volkswagen Group will be the world leader in electric and... read more September 12, 2013 by


 
Martin Winterkorn, (now former) CEO of Volkswagen AG, at opening of VW engine plant, Silao, Mexico

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Not Viable, Says Volkswagen CEO

Leave it to the Germans to be blunt. Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has rendered his company's verdict on the future of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles: They're not... read more March 21, 2013 by 27


 
Volkswagen Plug In Coming

VW Commits To Launching Hybrid Option On Every Model: Report

It appears Volkswagen is copying Toyota’s commitment to offer a hybrid option on every model in its lineup, if the latest comments from the automaker’s CEO... read more June 16, 2011 by 5


 
Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion

Volkswagen Forms Research Alliance To Help Spur EV Development

When it comes to electric vehicle (EV) development, even auto giants like Toyota and Daimler are partnering up with smaller specialist firms--in this case Tesla--to benefit... read more July 20, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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