Piech's Steely Blue Eyes Show Up at NAIAS

He was a late addition to the Volkswagen delegation sent from Wolfsburg to Detroit. According to one VW exec, added at just the last moment. Supervisory Board member Ferdinand Piech arrived in Detroit Saturday, and strode around VW’s show stand on Sunday, slowly, as he often does. Sometimes he walks as if he has a slight infirmity. Other times, he just looks contemptuous of all around him, a condition that also seems to slow his gate. His steely blue eyes fixed on only those whose company he wishes.

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