Audi Grieves For Ferdinand Piëch

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32927"] source: Audi AG Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Piëch was with Audi for more than twenty years, most recently from 1988 to 1992 as Chairman of the Executive Board Audi CEO Bram Schot: „He united ingenuity with passion and perseverance". Chairman of the General Works Council Peter Mosch: „He combined the technically possible and economically sensible with social responsibility". The Board of Management of AUDI AG expresse...

End of an Era: Ferdinand Piëch Has Died

The German press is reporting today that Volkswagen Group magnate and Porsche family contrarian Ferdinand Piëch has died at the age of 82. Seen as one of the fathers of quattro, Piëch led Audi from 1988 to 1993, the Volkswagen Group from 1993 to 2002, then chairman of the Volkswagen Supervisory Board. Reports suggest that Dr. Piëch collapsed Sunday in a restaurant in Rosenheim (Bavaria). He was rushed to a hospital where he eventually passed. Piëch was born in Vienna in ...