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Exclusive: VW CEO pushes for contract extension in vote of confidence move - sources

28 Nov 2020

FRANKFURT Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess has asked the families who control a majority voting stake in the world's largest carmaker to back a contract extension for him in a bid to break a deadlock, two people familiar with the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-VW CEO pushes for contract extension in vote of confidence move -sources

27 Nov 2020

FRANKFURT, Nov 27 Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess has asked the families who control a majority voting stake in the world's largest carmaker to back a contract extension for him in a bid to break a deadlock, two people familiar with the matter said.

VW geht bei der E-Mobilität in die Vollen

13 Nov 2020

Hamburg Ausgestattet mit einem Riesen-Budget von 73 Milliarden Euro will Volkswagen-Chef Herbert Diess das Rennen mit Tesla um die Krone in der Elektromobilität aufnehmen.

China schiebt Volkswagen an - Ausblick etwas optimistischer

29 Oct 2020

Hamburg Volkswagen geht dank des starken Chinageschäfts, voller Auftragsbücher und eines nach wie vor hohen Sparpotenzials vorsichtig optimistisch in die letzten Monate des Jahres.

Tesla zieht Kreise in eigenem Orbit - Fünfter Gewinn in Folge

22 Oct 2020

New York/Hamburg Tesla setzt seine Rekordfahrt fort und hat inmitten der Corona-Pandemie das fünfte Quartal in Folge einen Gewinn eingefahren.

VW gauges interest in Ducati brand as a prelude to potential sale -sources

20 Oct 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT Volkswagen Group is hosting preliminary talks with potential bidders for its Ducati brand to gauge potential interest in the motorcycle maker ahead of a November planning round, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Exclusive: Volkswagen draws up plans to carve out Lamborghini - sources

01 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT Volkswagen is drawing up plans to carve out Lamborghini and has sounded out bankers and potential investors about listing the Italian sports car maker on the stock market, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-VW drawing up plans to carve out Lamborghini -sources

01 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT, Oct 1 Volkswagen is drawing up plans to set up Lamborghini as a more independent unit, and is discussing long-term supply deals that could make it easier to list it on the stock exchange, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Emissions crunch drives Volkswagen to overhaul its supercar strategy

30 Sep 2020

WOLFSBURG, Germany Volkswagen is reviewing the future of its high-performance brands Lamborghini, Bugatti and Ducati as part of broader quest for more economies of scale as it shifts to mass producing electric cars, senior executives told Reuters. | Video

Salzgitter erteilt Thyssenkrupp eine Abfuhr

10 Sep 2020

Hamburg Salzgitter geht auf Distanz zu Bestrebungen des Ruhrgebiets-Rivalen Thyssenkrupp für einen Bund der beiden Stahlkonzerne.

World News

War not over, says Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces leader

The leader of Ethiopia's rebellious northern forces said on Monday he was still fighting close to the regional capital of Mekelle after it was captured by government troops following nearly a month of battles and air strikes.