The top stories from Automotive News Europe's July 6, 1998 edition - and how they developed.
Five years ago
Ferdinand Piëch's drive to expand the VW empire has sent him to Sweden for talks with AB Volvo.
The South Korean government has indicated that it may start to take bids for bankrupt Kia Motors Corp. as early as July 16.
Ford said the Ka has the potential to be more than just a tiny three-door hatchback.
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