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After dieselgate, VW's low-cost deal with Tata Motors for India under radar

Skoda has been authorised to take 'incremental' decisions, while keeping Wolfsburg informed

Reuters  |  Wolfsburg (Germany) 

When Volkswagen (VW) boss Matthias Mueller vowed to reform the carmaker after its emissions scandal, decentralising power from its Wolfsburg headquarters in Germany was a top priority. That commitment is now being put to the test in one of the company's most important international projects: building a low-cost car for India. Mueller said in March he was giving the job to the group's Czech brand Skoda, which is now leading partnership talks with India's Tata Motors. Skoda has been authorised to take "incremental" decisions, while keeping Wolfsburg ...

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 16:59 IST
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