USA: VW to form two car divisions - report

By just-auto.com editorial team | 6 November 2001

The Volkswagen group will this month be split into two multi-brand car divisions, each run by two executives, Automotive News said on its website, citing company sources.

Automotive News said the VW supervisory board at its November 23 meeting would form a 'sporty'or 'southern'division made up of Audi, Lamborghini and Seat, and a 'classic' or 'northern' unit that would include Volkswagen, Skoda and Bentley.

A third unit would be created later to handle light commercial vehicles and to expand the heavy-truck business, Automotive News added.

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