Thursday, June 21, 2012
VW Group Initializes New Parts-Sharing Strategy Across All Brands to Save US$6.5 Billion a Year
Parts and platform sharing has been a common practice in big automotive groups. Volkswagen, which has been pioneering this method among its brands since the early ‘90s, has mastered the art. Still, there is always room for improvement...
The VW Group wants to push the envelope further with a much broader parts sharing program among the various brands and models in its empire, starting with the new Audi A3 that will be launched in 2012.