At Monday's AGM, Hoeness was confirmed as Bayern's supervisory board chairman for another four-year term, with former Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer as first deputy chairman
Dieselgate: Court orders top Volkswagen shareholder to pay damages to investors over handling of emissions scandal
The 2015 revelation sent the value of the Volkswagen's stock plunging more than 40 percent and Porsche SE's 30 percent in the following days.
The question of who knew what, and when, will be vital in determining the outcome of the suit.
Volkswagen 'dirty diesels' scandal: Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested on risk he may suppress evidence
Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal
Auto giant Volkswagen said on Wednesday it would pay a one billion euro ($1.2 billion) fine imposed by German prosecutors for diesel emissions cheating
Volkswagen's former executive Martin Winterkorn charged with conspiracy, fraud over emissions scandal
Winterkorn is Volkswagen's highest-ranking executive to be charged in a probe into the German company, which "deceived American regulators and defrauded American consumers for years,
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces on Wednesday a grilling by lawmakers investigating if her government shielded Volkswagen from regulators despite knowing the auto giant was carrying out emissions cheating.
German prosecutors confirmed on Monday they are investigating Volkswagen AG's supervisory board chairman over suspected market manipulation, in another blow to efforts to contain fallout from the automaker's diesel emissions scandal.
The company is in talks with the US Justice Department, EPA and CARB to decide a settlement plan
His appointment comes in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel gate scandal
German prosecutors announced Monday they have opened a criminal investigation into Volkswagen's former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over a worldwide pollution cheating scandal.
Matthias Mueller, the head of its Porsche sports car brand, will take responsibility for steering Volkswagen through the biggest business crisis in its 78-year history
Longtime CEO of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn stepped down on Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass US tests during his tenure.
Although he denies misconduct on his part, Winterkorn has resigned in "the interests of the company"