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(...)

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(...)

VW’s key players Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Piech.

The power struggle at Volkswagen escalated over the weekend, as a rift emerged between the Porsche and Piëch families that control the carmaker and(...)

The Toyota Mirai: the first mass-produced fuel-cell family car. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Incentives and supports: terms commonly uttered by lobbyists for loss-making industries claiming their endeavours involve a social service and not sim(...)

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect of Apple and Google as direct competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If these t(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

Established car firms welcome talk of Apple and Google entering the car market. The firms are already working with car makers on in-car infotainment systems

Car executives are taking seriously the prospect that Apple and Google will emerge as competitors even as they consider partnering with the two. “If (...)