The 76-year-old Wolfgang Porsche, since 2007 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG, and also sits on the Supervisory Board at Volkswagen . Hans Michel Piëch (78) is the son of long-time VW Patriarch Ferdinand Piëch and is considered to be the largest single shareholder of the group.
The two Cousins Express in an Interview with the newspaper "Bild"on numerous topics openly your opinion. The diesel scandal, for instance, is called Piëch "a disaster," Porsche speaks of "a shame".The Grand coalition argue too much and offer too few solutions Porsche Automobil Holding SE Hans Michel Piëch
But not only VW and the German auto industry. Piëch criticized the – from his point of view – frequent dispute in the Grand coalition. He recommends as an Alternative to the Austrian model. There conservative ÖVP and the Greens, the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. With views of the black-red Federal government in Berlin, the Austrians Piëch says that "at the top of often" is disputed. "The clashes that take place in the government, the economy is problematic, because we find no opportunities, coordinated to work together." He also hope in Germany "back to a functioning coalition government," according to the Austrian pattern.
In his home country would deal with the leaders fairly with each other and compromise. They made the "necessary decisions ... That is missing at the moment in Germany," Piëch. Sebastian Gollnow/dpa, Wolfgang Porsche, Supervisory Board Chairman of Porsche AG
His cousin, Wolfgang Porsche, is even clearer: It had to happen in the important political questions. Angela Merkel had long been successful. But Porsche limits: "There is a need now in urgent need of new impulses, if one thinks, for example, the European or the refugee policy." Porsche advises the Federal government to work more closely with Sebastian Kurz, and the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron to cooperate.criticism of German climate policy
Also with a view to the German automotive and climate policy are expressed both critical. Piëch calls from the policy " plans that are doable." It is not that politicians "is innovation in the space, you could make perhaps, but not sure if they work at all". Shareholders, employees and the group Manager need "in this Phase, safety, clear goals," said Piëch.
Porsche, however, " is confident that we will take in this country, the speed that is necessary". But he also calls for the policy to set a realistic framework. A Fleet of 95 grams of CO at EU level could only be achieved if very many customers E-bought cars.praise for Tesla-settlement in Brandenburg, the
From the point of view of Wolfgang Porsche is the construction of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Brandenburg "good for Germany as an industrial location". The U.S. group will show how Economy and Ecology can be combined.
Finally, Porsche shares against the Fridays-for-Future movement. He find the commitment to environmental protection, "great". But the young people should live "also on the other days the way you want it, the Elderly require" complains Porsche. And also of the environment turbulent youth, he calls for workable solutions for large corporations. Volkswagen Vz. 154,64 EUR +1,54 (+1,01%) Xetra
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