VW denies chairman wants to oust Porsche CEO


FRANKFURT, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Volkswagen denied on Sunday that the chairman of its supervisory board, Ferdinand Piech, wanted to oust Wendelin Wiedeking as chief executive of sports car maker Porsche , VW's biggest shareholder. Piech is a grandson of Porsche's founder, whose descendants still control the car company. Porsche holds about 31 percent of voting rights at Volkswagen, Europe's biggest carmaker. German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that Piech -- a dominant figure in the ...

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