Volkswagen to sever van partnership with Daimler-source


HAMBURG/STUTTGART, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Volkswagen is looking to end its commercial vehicles partnership with Daimler, as VW seeks closer ties with truck subsidiary MAN, a person familiar with the plans said. Under a collaboration deal that expires in 2016, Daimler currently makes VW's Crafter van, which is largely similar to Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Sprinter model. But VW has started to develop a follow-up model by itself, the source said. "VW's ...

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