Latest Martin Winterkorn News

Volkswagen sets new full-year sales record in race for No 1

Jan. 11, 2019 10:10 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen posted another annual sales record in 2018 as new SUV models boosted deliveries and the company managed to increase its share in China even as the car market there shrank for the first time in years. The Wolfsburg-based maker of Volkswagen, Audi,...

Former VW CEO Winterkorn leaves Bayern supervisory board

Dec. 18, 2018 11:25 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has left German soccer champion Bayern Munich's supervisory board, three years after he resigned from the automaker amid its diesel emissions scandal. The club said Tuesday that the 71-year-old Winterkorn left on Monday after nearly 16 years as a...

Volkswagen on track to break last year's sales record

Dec. 14, 2018 7:02 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen, which last year vied for the title of world's largest carmaker, says it is on track to beat that performance with a new annual sales record — despite trouble getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests. Sales head Christian Dahlheim said Friday...