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Porsche-Piech clan to stay out of VW management

Members of the Porsche-Piech clan that controls Volkswagen will no longer be eligible to serve as executives of the carmaker.

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Piech is back (kinda) at VW

Former VW Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech looks to be one of the few people benefiting from the company's diesel emissions scandal. With Winterkorn out, two people very close to him are now running the automaker.

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Former chairman Piech opposing his nieces' VW board nominations

Recently ousted VW supervisory board chairman Ferdinand Piech is opposing the appointment of two of his nieces to the newly vacant seats. He claims they don't have enough industry experience.

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Volkswagen names Piech's nieces to supervisory board

In place of departing chairman Ferdinand Piëch and his wife Ursula, the Volkswagen Group has named their nieces Julia Kuhn-Piëch and Louise Kiesling to the supervisory board.

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VW boss Piëch denies plans to step down

Reports by German newspaper Handelsblatt claimed that sources close to Volkswagen's chairman and former CEO Ferdinand Piëch have said that the 76-year-old chairman will step down amidst health problems, but VW is denying the reports, according to Reuters.

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Wife of VW paterfamilias Piëch up for Audi supervisory board

In a move seen as yet another way for the controlling Piech-Porsche family to leverage its muscle over the continent's biggest automaker, Ursula Piech – wife of chairman Ferdinand Piëch – is set to join the Audi supervisory board at the annual shareholder's meeting on May 16. Putting Piëch's wife, a 56-year-old

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Report: Ferdinand Piech finalizes will that protects his VW/Porsche shares from the kids

Ferdinand Karl Piëch, head of the Volkswagen Supervisory Board and grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, knows that nothing lasts forever – especially, life. The VW boss man has his mind on his money while his family has his money on their minds.

Volkswagen reportedly comes to terms with Stuttgart leadership to absorb Porsche

The family soap opera surrounding the attempted takeover over of Volkswagen by Porsche may soon conclude if a reported deal is approved next week. Porsche SE, the holding company that owns automaker Porsche AG, has attempted to secure its independence by acquiring a controlling interest in Volkswagen. Unfortunately for Porsche, the economic downturn has put the company in danger of insolvency thanks to a hefty debt load.

Did Porsche, Piech punt VW CEO?

The surprise resignation of Volkswagen CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder may have been orchestrated by VW Chairman Ferdinand Piech (grandson of Ferdinand Porsche) and major VW shareholder, Porsche.

Volkswagen CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder's job is safe -- for now

The two-day meeting of Volkswagen's supervisory board ended with the subdued endorsement of CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder (at right) and his ForMotion restructuring plan, with a pronouncement by chairman Ferdinand Piech approving a five-year extension to Pischetsrieder's contract seemingly likely.