New Golf must perform for VW boss in 2004


By Paul Hoskins FRANKFURT, Jan 17 (Reuters) - After almost two years in the driving seat, Volkswagen boss Bernd Pischetsrieder has yet to convince his critics that he can take "the people's car" back to basics and back to where the money is made. The scorecard for his first full-year in the job, when a brand-new Golf failed to ignite the enthusiasm of the public and investors, shows a company that is well below par. Profits at Europe's largest car maker, which is due to post 2003 ...

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