VW chair quit after alienating directors

Ferdinand Piëch had lost the trust of company’s supervisory board

Two thirds of cars pay no tax in first year

Shift to fuel-efficient models raises questions for Treasury

VW bids farewell to a ferocious patriarch

Ferdinand Piëch represented the best and worst of German carmaker

(Partial) decline of Brazil’s carmakers

There are winners and losers, but Mexico speeds ahead

VW shares surge on post-Piëch future

Analysts hopeful that change will signal end to empire building

Hyundai to create shareholder rights body

Investor interests group is first at any big S Korean company

Employees inspect the chassis of a Volkswagen AG Golf at the company's assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
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Volkswagen enters the post-Piëch era

Analysts hope chairman’s departure will herald changing of guard

Piëch departure leaves VW with large void

Chairman and key figure leaves amid power struggle

VW chairman resigns after power dispute

Grandson of Beetle inventor gives up chairmanship of carmaker

Strong dollar weighs on US blue-chips

Domestic recovery countered by emerging markets slowdown

VW chairman ‘not pushing’ to remove chief

Piëch breaks silence on leadership crisis at carmaker

GM restrained by Europe and South America

Quarterly results fall short despite boost from light trucks

Quixotic quest for a greener future

Even an ardent enthusiast will struggle to make technology work

Made-in-China cars steer course abroad

Chinese vehicles for export to US highlight how far manufacturers have come

Mercedes fined over China price-fixing

Penalty of $56m comes as watchdog says group reprimanded dealers

Carmakers buck UK low productivity trend

Output per worker climbs to record level in rare UK success story

Volvo: passing lane

There has been a change of drivers at the Swedish groupr

Volvo ousts CEO for Scania chief

Truckmaker’s shares surge Olof Persson is replaced

Amazon to deliver parcels to Audi boots

Trial scheme in Munich to courier orders to some customers’ cars

Aston Martin looks at US factory sites

Heritage British brand being wooed with tax breaks and land


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