Martin Winterkorn

 
VW CEO Tipped Off About U.S. Diesel Probe Earlier Than Previously Known

VW CEO Tipped Off About U.S. Diesel Probe Earlier Than Previously Known

Did Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn know about the company’s “defeat device” built into its diesel vehicles, and the impending scandal, as early as May 2014? Based on some information recently leaked to a German newspaper, Bild-Zeitung, it’s become a possibility he might... read more

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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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