VW’s CEO proposing new subcompact

Posted By on February 10, 2007

Mini VW FoxMartin Winterkorn, former head of Volkwagen Audi division who is now CEO of Volkswagen AG, proposed the “design and development of a new, very small, model below the Fox.” He described the car as an affordable everyday car that would be attractive and aimed at markets worldwide. Winterkorn commented that unlike DaimlerChrysler’s Smart, the new Volkswagen would have “space for four people and luggage.” The information came from the Auto Insider section of the Detroit News.


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