Blog: Dave LeggettProton-VW

Dave Leggett | 8 June 2007

Is a deal between Proton and Volkswagen actually quite close? It sounded like taking an equity stake in Proton was a fairly serious sticking point. But a report in a Malaysian newspaper indicates that some fairly creative thinking may have been going on to overcome that. The level of detail apparently leaked from someone at Volkswagen suggests that there may be something in it. A standard denial has been issued by VW locally. Anyway, we're looking into the story (Tony Pugliese is on the case - we should have an update for Monday).

MALAYSIA: Proton and VW close to tie-up – report


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