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Michael Horn resigns as Volkswagen of America president and CEO

Horn leaving immediately, through 'mutual agreement' with Volkswagen AG.

Volkswagen of America president and CEO Michael Horn resigns, effective immediately. The company cites a "mutual agreement" between Horn and Volkswagen AG.

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VW names new exec to oversee North American operations

Repairing Volkswagen's reputation in North America will be a tough job. Is Hinrich J. Woebcken the man to do it?

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VW America CEO apologizes in person for diesel mess

120,000 VW TDI Owners Have Already Signed Up For 'Goodwill Package'

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn said during the LA Auto Show that fixing the diesel scandal is VW's 'number one priority.'

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At least 30 VW managers knew of emissions cheat

VW Says That Number Is 'Without Foundation'

Dozens of managers will be suspended and at least 30 employees are believed to have been aware of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal, a new report claims.

VW of America boss Horn was aware of diesel cheat 18 months ago

VW America President and CEO Michael Horn is expected to tell Congress he was aware of the company's diesel defeat device well over a year ago.

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Matthias Muller officially named VW Group CEO

Supervisory Board Announces Massive Corporate Restructuring

Matthias Muller is officially the new VW Group CEO, but the company's supervisory board is instituting sweeping changes to the corporate structure. Michael Horn remains the boss in the US, but North America is now organized into a new business unit under the current Skoda chairman.

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Horn, Hackenburg, Hatz to be fired as VW diesel scandal deepens

Matthias Muller Will Reportedly Succeed Winterkorn

VW fired three more execs as its diesel scandal deepens.

VW diesel scandal: South Korea could be next

VW Promises Dealer Financial Support, Says New EU 6 Engines Are Fine

A wrap up of the latest news about the VW diesel scandal, including that South Korea will soon investigate and that the FTC might also take a look.

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VW boss confirms Subaru-aping Golf Alltrack for US

Subaru needs to watch out, because the Japanese brand with a utilitarian image has a big bull's eye on its back. Not only is Acura considering going 100-percent all-wheel drive in a bid to mimic the successful automaker, Volkswagen has just confirmed that the Chris Bruce

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VW to accelerate US model rollout

Volkswagen of America continues to see a sales decline, and the automaker is getting desperate to stop it. From January through April, Volkswagen sold 118,154 vehicles, down 10.4 percent from the year before. Something has to be done to stem the losses, and the business thinks it has an idea – introduce cars faster.

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Next VW CC could get A7-like fastback bodystyle

It appears that despite slowing sales, Volkswagen isn't ready to give up on its dapper Chris Bruce

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VW may not bring diesel Golf GTD to US after all

There is some bad news for hot hatch fans who also love efficiency. The chances of the Volkswagen Golf GTD coming to the US are increasingly slim, according to an interview with Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn in Chris Bruce

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VW America president says Phaeton will return to US in 2018

Volkswagen knows that its US operations need some help, so it installed Michael Horn as CEO of its American operations a few months ago. In a new interview with Bloomberg, Horn g

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VW exec calls US ops a 'disaster'

Today in the Tell Us How You Really Feel file we have Bernd Osterloh, head of Volkswagen AG's Group Works Councils and member of the company's supervisory board, labeling the company's US operations "a disaster." Why? Because Osterloh believes VW of America doesn't have the models it needs to be competitive here, hasn't been decisive enough about its plans and German higher-ups still don't understand the US market.