Hans Dieter Poetsch

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Audi's war chest could buy Fiat Chrysler

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2014
If there is one thing that Audi's first-half results prove, it's that VW Group's premium brand earns so much cash it could easily swallow Fiat-Chrysler whole...
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VW may raise stake in FAW Chinese joint venture

Aug. 1, 2014 12:15 CET
VW's CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch said the automaker's only likely acquisition is a possible increase of its stake in its FAW Chinese joint venture and not a takeover of Fiat or truckmaker Paccar....
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VW to bring new models to U.S. more quickly

May 30, 2014 12:33 CET
VW Group is preparing to bring new and updated models from its namesake brand to the U.S. on a shorter time frame. The VW marque will introduce new products every five years, down from seven....
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VW's Scania bid nearing success as buyout offer extended

April 30, 2014 11:04 CET
VW Group is edging closer toward taking full control of its Swedish truck division, Scania, after its buyout offer won broad support from shareholders and fell just short of an acceptance threshold....
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VW seeks to open car plant in Thailand, sources say

April 2, 2014 10:08 CET
VW Group has applied to set up its first car plant in Thailand to help narrow the gap with Toyota in Southeast Asia, people familiar with the matter said. VW sees a "strong market opportunity" in the region CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch said last week....
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Porsche SE has 2.61 billion euros available for acquisitions

March 19, 2014 14:12 CET
Porsche SE plans to spend the bulk of its 2.61 billion euro ($3.64 billion) cash pile on acquisitions beyond its controlling stake in Volkswagen Group....
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VW's MQB platform already cuts costs, CFO says

Oct. 31, 2013 12:50 CET
VW Finance Chief Hans Dieter Poetsch said the carmaker's new MQB modular platform is already helping to cut costs, dismissing concerns that the technology is weighing on profit....
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VW denies it may miss profit goals on slow growth, higher MQB costs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2013
VW denied that the company may miss its profit goals because of slower growth and higher-than-expected costs for the ramp up of its MQB architecture....
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VW denies it may miss profit goals on slow growth, higher MQB costs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 20, 2013
VW denied that the company may miss its profit goals because of slower growth and higher-than-expected costs for the ramp up of its MQB architecture....
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VW denies it may miss profit goals on slow growth, higher MQB costs

Sept. 19, 2013 15:41 CET
VW denied that the company may miss its profit goals because of slower growth and higher-than-expected costs for the ramp up of its MQB architecture....
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