The crisis has so far cost the company more than 25 billion euros ($31 billion) in buybacks, fines and compensation as well as massive reputational damage.
Chairman of the supervisory board Hans Dieter Potsch said: "The Volkswagen Group's goal is and remains to align the company and its brands with future needs, to safeguard its position among the leaders of the global automotive industry with innovativeness and profitability and to be instrumental in shaping tomorrow's personal mobility with the strength of our group brands".
The company also is replacing its heads of human resources and purchasing. In addition to his job, he will directly oversee vehicle information technology as well as group development and research.
Mueller's replacement with VW brand chief Diess follows slow progress in reorganizing the group's vehicle brands, a key pillar of "Strategy 2025" to transform the Germany's biggest auto company into a leader in cleaner cars and to move on from its diesel emissions scandal of 2015.
Herbert Diess has been appointed as the new chairman of Volkswagen Group.
The labor chief had accused Diess of betraying workers and trying to use the emissions scandal as a pretext for pushing through job cuts.
Board chair Hans Dieter Poetsch said Mueller, 64, had done "outstanding work" at a time when the company "faced the greatest challenge in its history". The 60-year-old Austrian was formerly the director of the company flagship brand Volkswagen.
Other management changes announced Thursday are VW's head of purchasing, Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, leaving at his own request.
Blume will head up a "super premium" cars division which groups Bentley, Porsche, Bugatti and possibly Lamborghini, which is now integrated with Audi. By mutual agreement, a top Manager will leave this post immediately.
BKS Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Wells Fargo during the third quarter worth approximately $143,000. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell.
The Avengers ranks higher in terms of worldwide grosses, making it the fifth highest grossing movie ever, period. The project started with 2008's Iron Man , which introduced the world to Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark/ Iron Man .
The pirate life doesn't end in May, but kicks off one of three content updates with the rest to follow this summer. In Forsaken Shores , players will be introduced to a perilous new part of the world to explore and plunder.
Among those who joined the protesters included senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Digvijay Singh. Insisting that it wasn't a political march, Rahul said, "We want the women to live in peace and security".
But others who were filing paperwork said they're not simply not happy with the job being done by the Oklahoma Legislature. The union will now turn its focus to 2018 elections, and helping candidates that agree with its education priorities.
Regardless, Fornite: Battle Royale players are going to receive a free Back Bling item which can be redeemed in the game's store. The company detailed the upcoming mode in its v3.5 patch notes in recent days, shedding light on everything players can expect.
Tesla Motors Inc had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ( NASDAQ : TSLA ) for 255,399 shares. That is, if security is continuing higher in an uptrend, the amount of the protection should also increase and vice versa.
Dallas brought in a pair of wide receivers via free agency in the offseason, signing Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson . Being able to separate from coverage is one of the most important traits for a receiver in Kyle Shanahan's offense.
Lynne Brecht ties ribbons, in the Broncos colours, around trees all over main street Humboldt, Sask., on Wednesday April 10, 2018. National and worldwide support poured out for the families and community affected by the crash.
Harish Manwani to retire as HUL chairman
He was appointed COO of parent Unilever in June 2011 and retired in 2014 but continued in his capacity of the Indian arm. This model has become a strong focal point for HUL and is central to the Company's business strategy, the company said.
Playoffs de NBA quedan definidos
Nicolasa Jokic es el lider de los Neggets y se gana ese título, porque es el jugador con más triples - dobles del campeonato. El baloncesto no está preparado para el retiro de Ginóbili; ni siquiera él, que a los 40 años de edad aún no lo deja claro.
Juve defender Benatia reacts to the penalty call in the UCL
Juventus defender Medhi Benatia insists Real Madrid didn't deserve their penalty after Wednesday night's Champions League defeat. Madrid will now join Roma, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in the semi-finals, as Juve rue this costly and contentious decision.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus users facing display issues already
It will be supporting dual SIM dual standby and might offer same connectivity options as on the flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones . These are just the rumours, the final launch pricing of the device could be entirely different from what's being suggested now.
Cosby's chief accuser alleges drugging, assault
She also signed a confidentiality agreement in which she agreed not to again initiate criminal charges against the comedian. Cosby's attorneys are expected to cross-examine Constand, including about the almost $3.4 million settlement she received.
Volkswagen names new CEO in sudden shift
Tensions flared in recent weeks between Mr Mueller and Lower Saxony's leadership, which is represented on the supervisory board. Labor leaders opposed Mueller's plans for selling motorcycle maker Ducati and have scuppered other cost cut plans in the past.