VW exchange plan splits industry

Kisiel, Ralph
April 2000
Automotive News;4/17/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5870, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Volkswagen AG's plan to develop an online trade exchange. Company's refusal to join other automakers in the construction of an online marketplace; Plan to use the exchange in the purchase of parts, tools and office equipment from suppliers; Goal to reduce procurement costs.


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