Ferdinand Piech

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Name: Ferdinand Piech
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Audi A7 TDI: Good, clean (diesel) luxury

Leave it to German carmakers to perfect the most efficient internal combustion engine in the world, the diesel. Invented by engineer Rudolf Diesel in the late 1890s, the diesel engines of today bear little resemblance to the dirty, smelly, knocking versions ... [Published Fortune - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Volkswagen Might Still Devour Fiat Chrysler

Why would a VW-FCA matchup make sense? Here's one reason: VW needs SUVs, and Jeep's are among the best. Source: Fiat Chrysler All parties have . But it's the rumor that won't quite die: Analysts all over the world continue to ponder the possibilities ... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

FCA CEO completely rules out VW tie-up

Although some investors pondered the idea and decided they liked it, both Volkswagen AG and Fiat’s controlling family officials openly denied there were any negotiations. So, there’s no surprise that FCA’s chief executive, Sergio Marchionne, has also ... [Published Inautonews - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

As costs threaten profits, VW takes on a more modest view of the future

Volkswagen, Europe’s biggest car maker, has suddenly switched from telling everyone within earshot the sky is not the limit, to a more modest, placatory tone which points out that maybe not all things are possible.The old VW told us it was going from ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Fiat Says Fuhgeddabout Any Sort Of Merger With Volkswagen

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

If VW Were To Buy Fiat, Would Toyota And GM Be Able To Keep Pace?

Is Volkswagen really in discussions to buy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles?Now there's a deal that would reshape the global automotive landscape -- and quickly. And consider the consequences for Sergio Marchionne's resurgent Chrysler Group, which has just embarked ... [Published Autospies - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Volkswagen and Fiat deny merger rumours

Volkswagen and Fiat are not engaged in talks ahead of a merger or acquisition, contrary to a report out of Germany this week. According to US publications Automotive News and Bloomberg , neither of the two car-making giants admit any factual basis to ... [Published Car Point - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

VW Is Hungry. Fiat-Chrysler Is Easy Prey.

Anyone who follows the auto industry might find it easy to dismiss this week's news that Volkswagen is in talks to take over the recently-consolidated Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. After all, VW has been aggressively eyeing Fiat's best assets ever since ... [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Porsche SE chairman says unaware of VW-Fiat talks

The supervisory board chairman of Porsche Automobil Holding SE ( "I don't know anything about talks with Fiat", Wolfgang Porsche said on Friday.Germany's Manager Magazin had reported on Thursday that VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech had held talks with the ... [Published Reuters - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 31 reports

VW, Fiat repudiate report of bid talks

Berlin and Milan - Volkswagen (VW) and Fiat Chrysler have denied a magazine report saying they were in merger talks.Germany’s Manager Magazin said yesterday that VW chairman Ferdinand Piech had held talks with the owners of Fiat Chrysler, including the ... [Published IOL - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

2016 Audi R8 to Ditch Manual, Gain Diesel Engine

A host of changes are due for the upcoming 2016 Audi R8, and more details on what to expect have emerged.According to Automobile, the manual transmission option that is currently available will no longer be a choice when the new car is revealed, which ... [Published AutoGuide.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

VW shows of its 300mpg vision of the future

Only 200 of these innovative VW XL1 models have been built and are now on sale for about £100,000 each.A CAR that proves once and for all how changes to aerodynamics and the use of lightweight construction can have a huge impact on fuel economy has gone ... [Published The Sentinel - Jul 04 2014]

Quotes

Trade publication Automotive News reported this past Monday that an insider told them that VW chairman Ferdinand Piech, and I quote, "has a grand plan that goes beyond his success in building europe's no. 1 automaker. he envisions a global giant second to none and wants to revive the fabled german brand auto union as the name of the holding company."

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Audi A7 TDI: Good, clean (diesel) luxury [Published Fortune - 9 hours ago]
Nutson's Nuggets: Automotive News and Opinion J... [Published Auto Channel - Jul 27 2014]
Why Volkswagen Might Still Devour Fiat Chrysler [Published Motley Fool - Jul 27 2014]
As costs threaten profits, VW takes on a more m... [Published Detroit News - Jul 24 2014]
FCA CEO completely rules out VW tie-up [Published Inautonews - Jul 24 2014]
Fiat Says Fuhgeddabout Any Sort Of Merger With ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
Fiat Says Fuhgeddabout Any Sort Of Merger Of Vo... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 23 2014]
Fiat CEO says tie-up with Volkswagen was never ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 23 2014]
Fiat CEO says tie-up with Volkswagen was never ... [Published Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC - Jul 23 2014]
Fiat CEO says tie-up with Volkswagen was never ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
Are Fiat And Volkswagen Actually Talking Merger? [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 21 2014]
Keith Crain's ticket to Automotive Hall of Fame... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 21 2014]
If VW Were To Buy Fiat, Would Toyota And GM Be ... [Published Autospies - Jul 21 2014]
VW, Fiat Deny Deal Imminence But Investors Muse... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 21 2014]
VW, Fiat deny report of merger talks [Published Namibian Sun - Jul 21 2014]
Is Fiat-Chrysler about to be the next VW Divisi... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 20 2014]
Volkswagen and Fiat deny merger rumours [Published Car Point - Jul 18 2014]
AutoNation Plans New Car-Buying App [Published AIADA - Jul 18 2014]
VW Is Hungry. Fiat-Chrysler Is Easy Prey. [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 18 2014]
Porsche SE chairman says unaware of VW-Fiat talks [Published Reuters - Jul 18 2014]
VW and Fiat deny takover report [Published Inautonews - Jul 18 2014]
The potential merits of Volkswagen buying Fiat,... [Published Autocar.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Is the Volkswagen Group Eyeing Fiat Chrysler? [Published Auto Trends Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
VW, Fiat repudiate report of bid talks [Published IOL - Jul 18 2014]
Fiat denies talks with Volkswagen [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Fiat Denies Report Of Merger Talks With Volkswagen [Published RTTNews.com - Jul 18 2014]
Volkswagen talks to Fiat Chrysler about possibl... [Published Car Advice - Jul 18 2014]
VW, Fiat Chrysler deny merger talk rumours [Published GoAuto - Jul 18 2014]
Is Volkswagen eyeing Fiat? [Published DNA India - Jul 18 2014]
Fiat, VW Deny Takeover Talks [Published Motor Report - Jul 18 2014]
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VW to relax ambitious US sales targets? [Published Autoblog - May 16 2014]
Filed under: Volkswagen The Volkswagen brand sold 407,704 cars last year, a 6.95-percent decline compared to 2012, and it's down a further 8.36 percent through the end of April 2014 compared to this time last year. In order to to put the sales ...
Daimler names Bernd Pischetsrieder to superviso... [Published Autoblog - Apr 14 2014]
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Mercedes-Benz Some executives in the automotive industry stay with one company for their entire careers, while others bounce from one to the other, often leaving their indelible mark on each automaker at which ...
TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * Germany: VW's & Scania & MAN [Published Trucks World News - Feb 18 2014]
* Germany - VW's Scania truck alliance in focus as board meets (Photo: Scania trucks parked at Ludwigsfelde) Berlin,Germany - Reuters, by Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz/The Chicago Tribune -February 17, 2014: -- Volkswagen will focus later ...
Report: Porsche board members facing another €1... [Published Autoblog - Feb 03 2014]
Filed under: Europe , Government/Legal , Porsche , Volkswagen , Earnings/Financials Back in 2008, Porsche got the bright idea that it could take over Volkswagen in the midst of the worst economic slump since the Great Depression. Ignoring ...
Hedge Funds Seek $2.4 Billion Damages From Memb... [Published Clusterstock - Feb 02 2014]
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Investors including U.S. hedge fund Elliott Associates have escalated a legal battle against members of Porsche's supervisory board by seeking 1.8 billion euros ($2.43 billion) in damages from Wolfgang Porsche and his cousin ...
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