Hackenberg lands on his feet with Finnish contractorNov. 21, 2016
Ever wonder what happened to Audi r&d chief Ulrich Hackenberg, the Volkswagen Group product and technology guru who was relieved of his duties in September 2015 in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal? dieselgate?
VW scandal spreading to Audi risks hitting automaker's top profit generatorSept. 27, 2016
Volkswagen Group's attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions-cheating scandal suffered setbacks after Audi, the group's biggest profit generator, lost a key engineer tainted by the scandal and a media report suggested its CEO, Rupert Stadler, knew about the cheating back in 2010.
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Audi CEO risks being drawn into VW scandal, report saysSept. 20, 2016
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler risks being pulled into the emissions crisis that's engulfed parent VW Group for the last year amid a report by a German weekly magazine that witnesses inside the company alleged the executive had known about the engine manipulation since 2010.
Audi tech chief faces suspension over emissions scandal, report saysSept. 19, 2016
Audi head of technical development Stefan Knirsch will be suspended this week as part of the investigation into VW Group's emissions-cheating scandal, Germany's Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported, citing sources.
A year of turmoil and turnoverSept. 18, 2016
Porsche awaits decision on suspended development boss HatzMarch 14, 2016
VW names new r&d, sales, design, production and product chiefsDec. 17, 2015
Volkswagen named five new leaders for its development, sales, design, production and product divisions as the automaker rebuilds its executive ranks following the upheaval spurred by an emissions cheating scandal.
VW's suspended top engineer Hackenberg quits after 30 yearsDec. 3, 2015
Ulrich Hackenberg, Volkswagen's suspended top engineer, has left the German group after 30 years, Audi said, as VW pushes ahead with the search for employees behind diesel emissions violations. Audi's supervisory board also appointed VW's new CEO, Matthias Mueller, as chairman, replacing Martin Winterkorn.
A mortifying end to Audi engineering guru's distinguished career?Oct. 10, 2015
VW has no evidence against suspended top engineers, report saysOct. 5, 2015
VW plans special board meeting Wednesday to elect Poetsch chairmanOct. 4, 2015
VW's supervisory board plans a special meeting Wednesday to elect CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch to the role of chairman as the company's probe into emissions violations gains speed. Several VW engineers have confessed to using special software starting in 2008 to pass U.S. emissions tests and salvage a major engine program, German media reported.