Herbert Diess’s blunder is seen as a gift to those already opposed to his leadership. Photograph: Bloomberg

Independent investors have raised questions about the future of Volkswagen’s chief executive Herbert Diess after he evoked a Nazi phrase in a manageme(...)

If you had invested in Volkswagen a day before the diesel scandal was exposed in September 2015, your stock would not only be up 10 per cent by now, i(...)

Volkswagen shareholders look at a Bentley Bentayga car at the annual shareholder meeting in Hanover, Germany. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen has rejected investor calls for the carmaker to publish the results of a key investigation into its diesel emissions cheating scandal, sayi(...)

Europe’s most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing “corporate excess on an epic scale” encouraged risk taking that contributed to the diesel emissions scandal.

Europe’s most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing “corporate excess on an epic scal(...)

The bonuses for Martin Winterkorn Winterkorn and senior managers still at VW were criticised by a corporate governance expert and shareholders. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Martin Winterkorn, the former Volkswagen chief executive, was awarded €5.9 million in performance-related pay for last year after escaping the bonus c(...)

German transport minister Alexander Dobrindt answers questions at a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday about developments in the Volkswagen scandal. Photograph: EPA/Saoeren Stache

Germany is to retest all Volkswagen car models to gauge their genuine emissions levels after new revelations from the carmaker six weeks into its bigg(...)