TITLE

German court rejects VW suit against GM

AUTHOR(S)
Kurylko, Diana T.
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/4/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5685, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a libel and defamation suit filed by Volkswagen Group (VW) against General Motors Corporation (GM) and Adam Opel AG was thrown out by a court in Germany. Reason for the suit; VW's plans of appealing the case; Comments from spokesmen at GM and Opel; Information on a civil lawsuit filed by GM against VW and its top executives. INSET: Court update..
ACCESSION #
9612030030

 

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