Volkswagen Brand Group’s aggressive product-expansion initiative is beginning to pay dividends, Volkswagen AG’s management board members say. But while the trend suggests VW will achieve its €5.1 billion ($6.1 billion) annual pre-tax profit goal by 2008, executives remain impatient with the pace of “ForMotionplus,” the auto maker’s latest restructuring initiative. “Restructuring must continue at full speed,” says Hans Dieter Potsch, management board member in charge of finance and ...

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