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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

German prosecutors name VW chairman in expanded probe

Volkswage AG said in a statement Sunday that German prosecutors have extended an investigation into alleged market manipulation to include two board members including chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch.

VW has admitted installing cheating software that gave false results on emissions tests on more than 11 million diesel vehicles sold worldwide.… Continue Reading

FAW-Volkswagen fires its Mad Men

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, a joint venture of China’s state carmaker FAW Group Corp and Volkswagen AG, has stopped delaing with 19 public relations firms and advertising agencies in the wake of massive corruption uncovered at the group.… Continue Reading

Auto news from China

Image courtesy of http://www.vw.com.cnState mouthpiece People’s Daily recently announced a marked decline in government officials’ wanderlust following the installation of GPS devices in their vehicles.
 
On average, officials in Guangzhou (Guangdong Province) drove about 27 percent less once they knew they were being tracked, resulting in potential savings of $805 per vehicle per month, the newspaper said.… Continue Reading