Bernhard seeks 10 pct productivity gain at VW-paper


HAMBURG, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Volkswagen brand group chief Wolfgang Bernhard has set a target for the group's main VW brand to boost productivity sharply in 2007, a German newspaper reported on Thursday, citing an internal company memo. "As for costs, this means in concrete terms a further productivity gain of 10 percent through the comprehensive introduction of the VW production system, boosting efficiency in indirect areas and net savings of 1 billion euros on material costs," the ...

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