PARIS – When Volkswagen Caminhoes e Onibus renews its range of trucks in Brazil in 2006, the company will stick with the radical production format designed by Jose Ignacio “Inaki” Lopez in 1996, in which seven suppliers build the vehicles and VW workers take care of quality inspections. VW Titan VW is spending €400 million ($490 million) to develop the next generation of 8 to 47-ton (7-43 t) trucks. Last year it led the Brazilian truck market for the first time, with a 34.3% share ...
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