AUTOSHOW-VW's newest weapon Bernhard takes centre stage


GENEVA, March 1 (Reuters) - Volkswagen unveiled its newest weapon against declining profits and unforgiving markets on Monday when star manager Wolfgang Bernhard made his first public appearance for VW in Geneva on the eve of the city's auto show. "May I introduce Wolfgang Bernhard, who will just take the stage on foot today," VW Chief Executive Bernd Pischetsrieder said, referring to an entrance the dashing ex-Chrysler executive once made at the Detroit car show clad in a leather jacket ...

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