VW says Iraq war prompts consumer caution

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FRANKFURT, March 27 (Reuters) - A Volkswagen AG management board member said on Thursday that the German automaker had noticed an effect on consumer spending in its main markets in Europe from the war in Iraq. "We do feel caution -- also in our main markets in Europe," management board member Peter Hartz said, according to extracts from a speech to workers at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg. He said it was still too early to predict what consequences the war would have on the ...

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