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Breakingviews: Volkswagen wars

Friday, August 08, 2014 - 03:06

Labour leaders force Volkswagen to ditch McKinsey, the consultants working on the carmaker's 5 bln euro cost-savings plan. It shows how hard VW's turnaround will be to execute, says Breakingviews.

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Breakingviews: Volkswagen wars

Friday, August 08, 2014 - 03:06