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This is Ferdinand Piech’s Porsche 918 Spyder

This is Ferdinand Piech’s Porsche 918 Spyder

The one-off Porsche 918 Spyder currently owned by Ferdinand Piech has been caught on camera recently. It may have been only two weeks since Ferdinand Piech has resigned from the Volkswagen Group as a chairman but it seems that this isn’t stopping him to take a ride in his personal […]

Volkswagen is looking to find a quick replacement for Piech

Volkswagen is looking to find a quick replacement for Piech

Volkswagen is set to quickly find a replacement for Ferdinand Piech, who has quit after 13 years as the automaker’s chairman following a public feud with the brand’s CEO, Martin Winterkorn. At Volkswagen AG’s annual shareholder meeting that took place today, Winterkorn said that “The executive committee and the supervisory […]

Volkswagen denies report of Piech’s resign

Volkswagen denies report of Piech’s resign

The company has denied rumors published by German newspaper Handelsblatt who reported that its 76-year-old chairman, Ferdinand Piech, plans to step down from his post in the coming months for health reasons. The newspaper had earlier cited sources close to Piech as saying he is likely to step down in […]

Piech suggests VW will add at least one brand

Piech suggests VW will add at least one brand

Volkswagen AG chairman Ferdinand Piech suggested the company has plans to add at least one brand to the lineup in a bid to become the world’s largest carmaker by 2018. In an interview with German monthly magazine ADAC Motorwelt, Piech said that his children 10 years from now will drive […]

VW’s Chairman Ferdinand Piech, 75, to Retire in 2016

VW’s Chairman Ferdinand Piech, 75, to Retire in 2016

Volkswagen announced that chairman Ferdinand Piech was granted to lead the automaker beyond the term. Ferdinand Piech’s decision to postpone his retirement will push back the succession plan and will also bring analysts’ criticism regarding the company’s incapability of naming managers apt to lead the 12-brand car group. “I have […]

Marchionne tells Piech to forget about Alfa Romeo

Marchionne tells Piech to forget about Alfa Romeo

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne told VW chairman Ferdinand Piech he can forget about getting his hands on the Alfa Romeo brand. Speculation about the German carmaker’s interest in the Milan-based brand re-emerged this summer. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn fueled such speculation after saying on August 31 that he still finds […]

Ursula Piech Will Join Husband at VW

Ursula Piech Will Join Husband at VW

Ursula Piech, the wife of Volkswagen AG’s supervisory board chairman Ferdinand Piech, will be nominated to join the German auto maker’s supervisory board in April. Mr. Piech will turn 75 on April 17th, two days before the shareholder meeting and he’s up for re-election. In 2010 he put his VW […]