Martin Winterkorn

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Name: Martin Winterkorn
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Report – Thailand to approve Volkswagen factory

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited the Thai investment authority – BOI – reporting that the investment which is under Thailand’s Eco2 program, would secure tax and customs advantages for Volkswagen if it builds fuel efficient cars. The plant though ... [Published Inautonews - 15 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Is Volkswagen All Set In China

China is the second-largest automotive market and Volkswagen ( VLKAY ) has been able to create its indelible footprint in the country. While in the U.S. Toyota ( TM ) has been the ruler with Volkswagen trailing behind, in China the story seems to be a ... [Published Guru Focus - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Chairman Zhang Yi Met with Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG

Chairman Zhang Yi Met with Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn,Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AGOn July 8th, 2014, Chairman Zhang Yi met with Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG.Prof. Dr. Winterkorn ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Volkswagen focusing on cost cuts due to rising threats

The German automaker aims to become the world’s largest automaker, besting in the process the current leader, Japan’s Toyota. In the mean time though, news has come up of the company’s problems with their MQB modular platform and the dwindling earnings ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

New SUV comes to Chattanooga.

It was still a study dubbed CrossBlue at the American International Auto Show 2013 in Detroit. However, from the end of 2016 the new midsize SUV is set to become reality in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The new vehicle will mean around 2,000 new jobs for the ... [Published Volkswagen International - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Volkswagen H1 profit increases

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has reported that profit attributable to shareholders of the company for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was E5.58 billion, or E11.33 per share, compared to E4.86 billion, or E10.04 per share, for the same period ended ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

VW Works Council Forces Out Consultants Amid Headcount Reduction Fears

Volkswagen AG execs will have to go back to the drawing board to determine where to cut costs after its works council demanded outside consultants be shown the door.Reuters reports last month, CEO Martin Winterkorn informed his employees that he was seeking ... [Published The Truth About Cars - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wolfsburg castle

God's representative on earth listens to it, and so does the governor of the second-oldest central bank on the planet. The Vatican and the Bank of England both turned to McKinsey when they felt the urgent need to change. But Volkswagen's headquarters ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Exclusive - VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as union balks: sources (Reuters)

Reuters A Volkswagen car (R) is seen in front of Toyota Motor Corp cars at their dealership in Tokyo July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toru HanaiFRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's 5 billion euro (3.96 billion pounds) cost-cutting plan has suffered a major ... [Published West Australian - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 4 reports

VW production boss Macht quits amidst MQB platform problems

Volkswagen Group[1] has sacked – well, he left "by mutual agreement," at any rate – its production chief, Michael Macht[2], marking the second executive dispatched by the automaker in the last week. Macht, pictured above, left, with VW Group Chairman ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 4 reports

VW production chief leaves amid production troubles

* Production chief leaves post, company Aug. 1 * VW brand production chief to take over on interim basis * VW grappling with new production system complexities (Adds background on MQB, analyst and CEO comments) BERLIN, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VW) ... [Published Sharenet - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 5 reports

Audi limits decline in quarterly profi...

Christoph Rauwald FrankfurtVOLKSWAGEN (VW) reported second-quarter profit yesterday in line with analysts’ forecasts as growth at the Audi luxury division helped offset a decline at its namesake brand.Earnings before interest and tax slipped 3.1 percent ... [Published IOL - Aug 01 2014]

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About the price, though. VW CEO Martin Winterkorn said, "to be a resounding success such an electric car must be affordable to a broad customer base as well as uncompromisingly practical in everyday driving." The e-Up! is practical, but its "broad customer base" will be those ready to lavish 26,900 euros on it - that's $35,500, more or less...
...Volkswagen's chairman Martin Winterkorn said in September last year, "by 2018 we expect the share of electric cars to be as high as 3 percent of our group's total sales revenue." In addition to Volkswagen, the group encompasses more than ten auto brands including Audi, Porsche, Scania (Sweden), Skoda (Czech Republic), Bentley...
Company chairman Martin Winterkorn said: "michael macht has taken the volkswagen production system further forward. we would like to thank him for his achievements."
...Operating profit for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was E6.19 billion, compared to E5.78 billion for the same period ended June 30, 2013. "despite headwinds, our financial performance in the first six months was good. in light of the continued strong competitive pressures, the tense situation in some emerging economies and the fundamental technical and economic changes happening in our industry, we are working hard to create all the conditions we need today to ensure success tomorrow. i am confident that we will not flinch from the path we have chosen" said Martin Winterkorn, chairman of the board of management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

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Is Volkswagen All Set In China [Published Guru Focus - 12 hours ago]
Report – Thailand to approve Volkswagen factory [Published Inautonews - 15 hours ago]
Volkswagen to build production facility in Thai... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 01 2014]
Bentley CEO Confirms Mulsanne Convertible Back ... [Published Auto Evolution - Sep 01 2014]
Can Toyota Cling On To Its Lead Over Volkswagen? [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 29 2014]
2014 Volkswagen e-Up! [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 28 2014]
VOLKSWAGEN : China watchdog investigating execu... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 27 2014]
China corruption watchdog investigating executi... [Published Reuters - Aug 26 2014]
Chairman Zhang Yi Met with Prof. Dr. Martin Win... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
German carmaker Volkswagen to invest $900 Milli... [Published Automotive Technology - Aug 22 2014]
LG Chem to Supply EV Batteries to Germany's Audi [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Aug 21 2014]
Value of German Exports to Russia Tumbles [Published Moscow Times - Aug 21 2014]
LG Chem inks battery deal with Audi [Published Korea Herald - Aug 20 2014]
UPDATE 1-German exports to Russia fell 15.5 pct... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 20 2014]
Volkswagen focusing on cost cuts due to rising ... [Published Inautonews - Aug 19 2014]
Volkswagen Focuses On Costs, Bottom Line, As Eu... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 16 2014]
VW Takes On A More Modest View Of The Future [Published WintonsWorld.com - Aug 16 2014]
VW production chief leaves amid MQB problems [Published GoAuto - Aug 15 2014]
New SUV comes to Chattanooga. [Published Volkswagen International - Aug 14 2014]
Volkswagen H1 profit increases [Published Individual.com - Aug 13 2014]
VW Works Council Forces Out Consultants Amid He... [Published The Truth About Cars - Aug 12 2014]
Wolfsburg castle [Published Business Standard India - Aug 08 2014]
2nd Gen Hyundai i30 Test Drive Review [Published Autoworld.com.my - Aug 08 2014]
Unions force VW to axe consultants in clash ove... [Published Sharenet - Aug 07 2014]
VOLKSWAGEN : Exclusive: Unions force VW to axe ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 07 2014]
UPDATE 1-EXCLUSIVE-Unions force VW to axe McKin... [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]
Exclusive - VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as ... [Published West Australian - Aug 07 2014]
Exclusive: VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as u... [Published Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC - Aug 07 2014]
Exclusive - VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
Exclusive: VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as u... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 07 2014]
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2014 Volkswagen e-Up! [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 28 2014]
Filed under: Europe , Hatchback , Volkswagen , Electric , Quick Spins Volkswagen sets targets that are entertainingly confident, its stated goal for electric mobility being "market leadership by 2018." The tiny e-Up! is the first round out ...
Exclusive: VW axes McKinsey cuts blueprint as u... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 07 2014]
<p><img src="http://static3.businessinsider.com/image/53e38a1c5afbd34f7e8b4569-450-300/exclusive-vw-axes-mckinsey-cuts-blueprint-as-union-balks-sources.jpg" border="0" alt="People walk past a row of Volkswagen e-Golf cars during the company's annual news ...
VW production boss Macht quits amidst MQB platf... [Published Autoblog - Aug 04 2014]
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Volkswagen Volkswagen Group has sacked - well, he left "by mutual agreement," at any rate - its production chief, Michael Macht , marking the second executive dispatched by the automaker in the last week. ...
VW's Winterkorn tells 20,000 staffers of big co... [Published Autoblog - Jul 24 2014]
Filed under: Volkswagen , Earnings/Financials During a gathering of 20,000 Volkswagen Group employees at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday, CEO Martin Winterkorn dropped a bombshell. The boss stated that the automaker isn't ...
Mega Mergers: Is Volkswagen Chasing Fiat Chrysler? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Getty Images A German magazine is reporting that Volkswagen AG (VLKAY.PK) is apparently interested purchasing Italian automaker  Fiat (FIATY.PK), according to Manager Magazin. It cited anonymous company sources, who supplied the information, ...
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