The boss of the VW Group, Matthias Muller, has stepped down from his role as Chairman of the Group's Board of Management, the company has confirmed.
Diess, known as a very good cost manager, would be the best solution as a successor for the next five years, he said. Additionally, Porsche sports auto division headOliver Blume is being promoted to the top management body of the entire group.
He set out his goals for the entire group on Thursday: "In a phase of profound upheaval in the automotive industry, it is vital for Volkswagen to pick up speed and make an unmistakable mark in e-mobility, the digitalization of the automobile and transportation as well as new mobility services", he said in a statement.
Diess made the disclosure at his first news conference as chief executive at VW's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday.
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Diess appears to have an appetite for change, having warned employees in 2016 that "in its current form, our company is not sustainable".
Human resources head Karlheinz Blessing is being replaced by Gunnar Kilian, until now an official with the company's works council - or employee representatives - and Porsche sports vehicle division head Oliver Blume is being promoted to the top management body of the entire group, Volkswagen said. In 2015, Volkswagen admitted it had used special devices created to skew results on US emissions tests.
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