Christoph Rauwald

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

VW to Roll Out Electric Trucks, Buses in $1.7 Billion Project

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Volkswagen AG is flanking its push into electric cars with plans to roll out battery-powered commercial vehicles targeted at urban areas as growing public concerns about air quality boost demand.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
October 11, 2017
Business

Volkswagen Trucks Unit Allocates Development Projects Within Scania, MAN

Volkswagen Group

Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck business assigned development of components for its largest vehicles to Swedish brand Scania, while MAN will be in charge of mid-sized and smaller models to reduce costs by eliminating duplicated work.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
September 28, 2016
Business

VW Truck Unit to Expand Global Presence After Navistar Deal

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Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck unit will continue to expand its global presence after striking a deal to buy a stake in U.S. peer Navistar International Corp., as the European manufacturer readies for technological change including rollouts of all-electric vehicles.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2016
Business

Daimler Trucks Widens Global Parts Sharing to Bolster Profit

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Daimler AG’s trucks division, seeking to recover from a profit warning last month, aims to boost future earnings with a plan to cut costs by sharing more engines, axles and other components across units in North America, Europe and Asia.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2016
Business

Volkswagen AG Seeks $1.12 Billion Savings From MAN, Scania Integration

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Volkswagen AG boosted its target for cost cuts at its trucks division to $1.12 billion (1 billion euros) as cooperation between its Scania and MAN units makes progress after years of tepid results.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
May 26, 2016
Business

Daimler Expects to Fight Chinese Rivals for Iran Truck Market

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Daimler AG, seeking to regain its position as one of the leading truck makers in Iran after a six-year absence, is bracing for a fight in the reopened market with now-entrenched Chinese rivals.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
February 22, 2016
Business

VW Trucks Chief Open to IPO, Deals in Expansion Strategy

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Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck division is exploring options for growth that could include acquisitions and an initial public offering as it seeks to reap the benefits of more independence within its rapidly reorganizing parent company.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2016
Business

Mercedes-Benz Plans First Pickup Truck

Daimler AG

Mercedes-Benz plans to enter the pickup segment in coming years, underscoring a push by manufacturers of upscale vehicles to invade territories traditionally dominated by mass-market competitors.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 27, 2015

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