Martin Winterkorn

Newly appointed Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller smiles during a press statement after a meeting of Volkswagen's supervisory board in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, after CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday amid an emissions scandal. (Michael Sohn/AP)

VW taps head of Porsche to be new CEO amid emissions scandal

BERLIN — Volkswagen's board appointed the head of its Porsche unit as…

 

Volkswagen supervisory board member Wolfgang Porsche, acting supervisory board head Berthold Huber, and Stephan Weil, governor of Lower Saxony and member of the supervisory board, from left, give a statement announcing that CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down amid an emissions scandal in the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)

Volkswagen CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal

BERLIN — Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that…

 

A woman watches a video statement by Volkswagen AG  CEO Martin Winterkorn, on the company's website, in Hanover, Germany,  Tuesday Sept. 22, 2015. (Julian Sratenschulte/dpa via AP)

VW CEO: ‘I am endlessly sorry’ brand is tarnished

DETROIT — Volkswagen AG's smog-test scandal escalated Tuesday as the company acknowledged…