Although Mueller's contract is not officially scheduled to terminate until 2020, Volkswagensaid that the 64-year-old executive had "signaled his principal willingness" to help carry overhaul the company's management.
He launched an ambitious reform plan, including investing billions of euros in electric vehicles, but has struggled to push through reforms aimed at creating a more efficient and focused company.
Volkswagen will hand labour leaders a management board seat as part of a broader pact to unlock structural reforms and win backing for Herbert Diess as new chief executive, sources said on Wednesday.
Markets reacted positively as both Porsche's and Volkswagen's shares rose by more than 4 percent shortly after the first reports of the looming management reshuffle.
According to German newspaper Handelsblatt, which first reported the shakeup, Muller is to be replaced by Herbert Diess, who now heads up the Volkswagen brand.
Supervisory board chief Hans Dieter Poetsch had been "speaking with different members of the supervisory and executive boards" about moving or replacing some of them, it went on, adding that Mueller "signalled he was open to play a part in the changes".
Vettel victorious over charging Bottas at Bahrain Grand Prix
A disastrous pitstop for team mate Kimi Raikkonen left a Ferrari mechanic injured on the ground and forced the Finn's retirement. Hamilton, who voiced his frustrations over the radio on several occasions, completed the podium in third place.
Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts
Facebook issued a comment on the deletion of some of Zuckerberg's private messages by referencing the 2014 Sony email hack . The company says it has been removing Zuckerberg's messages from the inboxes of various people for several years.
Predecessor Martin Winterkorn fell victim to the company's scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.
The supervisory board will vote on the change in top leadership at a meeting on Friday, according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified speaking ahead of an official announcement.
Despite facing billions in fines, vehicle refits and lawsuits relating to its "dieselgate" scandal, Volkswagen's operating results have been robust, with sales and profit hitting record highs past year. The company sold a record 10.74 million vehicles, making it the world's largest carmaker, though the title is disputed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which sold 10.6 million and says Volkswagen is counting trucks that aren't cars.
Mueller's likely departure comes two days after Deutsche Bank DBKGn.DE , another pillar of corporate Germany, dismissed its chief executive, John Cryan, in pursuit of a more rapid turnaround following years of losses.
A Volkswagen spokesman declined to comment on the rumours when contacted by AFP.
Trump said last week that he would be sending up to 4,000 troops to the southern border until his proposed border wall was built. Apprehensions are still well below their historical trends during the terms of former Presidents George W.
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge still do not know whether they are having a boy or a girl until their baby is delivered. However, if the birth happens in the middle of the night, the palace will not make any announcement before 9 A.M.
Chances were hard come by for both sides in the opening stages of the second half as there was no real spark in the encounter. Liverpool extend the lead over 5th placed Chelsea to 11 points, although the Londoners do have 2 games in hand now.
A charter bus carrying teenagers has struck a bridge overpass on Long island , mangling the entire length of the top of the bus. The Nassau County police and the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department set up a mass-casualty treatment triage and saved lives.
There is a sense of stimulation among the party workers in regard to the direct interaction with the Prime Minister. The BJP has 36 Lok Sabha MPs from 84 reserved constituencies for SCs, besides 27 from 46 for the scheduled tribes.
Meanwhile two of the victims, a 32-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman were released from San Francisco General Hospital . They said a check of her license turned up the missing person's report, and they contacted sheriffs in San Diego.
Matt Chapman leads the A's with 15 hits and eight RBI while Jed Lowrie and Marcus Semien have combined for 25 hits and 12 RBI. But Ohtani will have to wait until Sunday to see the field again, when he makes his second professional start.
But Pyongyang has affirmed Kim's willingness to put the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula on the table, the sources said. South Korea had contended that Kim was willing to do so and had also vowed to suspend nuclear and missile tests.
Alphabet's Google previous year purchased enough renewable energy to cover all of its electricity consumption worldwide. China has been aggressively adopting renewable energy in recent years to deal with its airpocalypse-like pollution .
The Gabon striker has six goals in seven Premier League games for Arsenal following his January move from Borussia Dortmund. Shane Long took advantage of a comical mix-up between Petr Cech and Shkodran Mustafi to put the visitors in front early on.
Two athletes were wounded, forcing them to be pulled from the upcoming UFC 223 card, the Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed. Fellow Irish MMA fighter Cian Cowley, 25, was hit with one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief .
Virginia deputies say woman cut man's head off
For her services, patients paid $33 (Sh3300) in a country where the average monthly wage is around $48 (Sh4800). Some of the women found out that they were being tricked after being pregnant longer than usual.
Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Ratings Summary on April 11, 2018
Morgan maintained it with "Sell" rating and $185.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) with "Buy" rating. This information shouldn't be overlooked due to the greatly float size in the stock of 125.86M shares. (NASDAQ: TSLA ).
Six dead after plane crash on Arizona golf course
National Transportation Safety Board investigators were at the site in Scottsdale Tuesday examining the burned wreckage. A single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Monday evening after leaving the airport, the authorities said.
Khloe Kardashian's boyfriend 'caught cheating'
Kardashian is nine months pregnant, and the couple first announced they were expecting a baby in December. She also posted a series of explicit text messages said to be from Tristan, before deleting her posts.
Bill Cosby's $3.4M settlement: Evidence of guilt or greed?
Cosby , 80, was visibly shaken from the disturbance, but proceeded into the courthouse alongside his spokesman, Andrew Wyatt . However, the trial was halted soon after Cosby arrived after a juror was allegedly overheard saying Cosby was guilty.
Red Bull a lot better than it looked in FP2 - Ricciardo
The defending F1 champion had a tricky first session, locking his tires and twice taking his Mercedes too wide on corners. Max Verstappen , who failed to register a time in the first session, was fifth, ahead of Ricciardo.
Hungarians go to polls in 2018 parliamentary elections
Critics say Orban has put Hungary on an increasingly authoritarian path and his stance on immigration has fueled xenophobia. Orban himself voted early on Sunday morning with his wife at a school in the leafy Zugliget suburb of Budapest.
Nokia 6 (2018) First Impression: Could This Be a Game Changer?
One packing 32 GB internal storage along with 3 GB RAM and a second variant with 64 GB internal storage paired with 4 GB of RAM . The Nokia 7 Plus follow suit in that trend running a pure version of Android Oreo without a bulky customized interface on top.