The stock has climbed 31 per cent this year, valuing the company at €114 billion. Picture: Getty Images.

Volkswagen’s first-quarter operating profit jumped 17 per cent, beating analysts’ predictions on growth at the Audi and Porsche luxury-car divisions a(...)

Ferdinand Piech: was left with little option but to put his own head in the noose he had fashioned. Photograph: Frank Leonhardt

After two decades as Volkswagen’s uncrowned and mercurial emperor, Ferdinand Piëch has resigned as group chairman after losing a boardroom battle wi(...)

Ferdinand Piëch, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with Chief(...)

Sergio Marchionne wants to find a new owner or partner for Fiat but it’s a tall financial order

The turnaround at Fiat over the past decade has been little short of startling. Back in 2005, Fiat was burning through cash like there was a bush f(...)

The leaders of Volkswagen’s supervisory board plan to meet soon to try to iron out an effective working relationship between chairman Ferdinand Piech and chief executive Martin Winterkorn

The leaders of Volkswagen’s supervisory board plan to meet soon to try to iron out an effective working relationship between chairman Ferdinand Piech (...)

 Volkswagen group  chairman Ferdinand Piech  who listens to Volkswagen  chief executive Martin Winterkorn during the media day of the IAA (Internationale Automobil Ausstellung) international motor show in Frankfurt

Martin Winterkorn will stay on as chief executive of Volkswagen, the German carmaker said on Friday, in an unprecedented defeat for its powerful chair(...)

Volkswagen head Dr Martin Winterkorn has told the weekly Stern magazine that new senior management arrivals from Daimler and BMW were both in the running to succeed him.

The long-reigning CEO of the Volkswagen Group has told a German magazine that his successor could come from outside the Wolfsburg establishment.Engine(...)

 Bugatti is not saying how much its Middle Eastern buyer paid for Chassis Number 450, but most recent Veyron Roadsters have averaged a purchase price of around €2.3 million.

Bugatti sold its first Veyron 16.4 in 2005, back when Taoiseach Bertie Ahern was topping the opinion polls and assuring us in interviews that “Fianna(...)

Fiat 500s: The Agnelli family’s holding firm Exor, which owns a 30 per cent stake in Fiat Chrysler, denied any talks had taken place. Photograph: Reuters/Gary Cameron

Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it is in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its age(...)

Luca de Meo: “There is nobody better placed than [Audi] to integrate in the right way consumer technology in an automotive environment”

On the eve of the major motor shows, Volkswagen’s board members like to flex their motor-industry muscles with their own show, featuring the le(...)