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Ford, VW Form Commercial Vehicle Alliance

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG have formed a global alliance to share costs and improve efficiency in the development of commercial midsize pickups and vans for various global markets, including the U.S.

Volkswagen Inches Closer to Offering Cargo Van

Volkswagen is showing a concept cargo van at the LA Auto Show called the I.D. Buzz Cargo, that offers another exhibit of evidence that it may compete in the U.S. commercial van segment in the near future.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus Renaming Itself Traton

Volkswagen Truck & Bus has announced a new name, Traton Group, as it increases its independence and readies itself to raise funds for global expansion in commercial vehicles. Meanwhile, parent company Volkswagen AG is talking with Ford about possibly developing a line of commercial vehicles.

Volkswagen Clarifies Position on Navistar Takeover in SEC Filing

Volkswagen AG cooled expectations that it is moving to take over Navistar International in an April 18 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, in the same statement, the Germany-based OEM left the door open for its Volkswagen Truck & Bus GMbH subsidiary to possibly acquire U.S.-based Navistar at some later date.

VW Truck Signals Interest in Acquiring All of Navistar

News reports out of Germany indicate that Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH is open to taking over Navistar International Corp.. VW already holds a 16.9% share in the U.S. company via a “wide-ranging strategic alliance," which was announced back in 2016.

Hino, VW Ink Long-Term Strategic Partnership Deal

A new, long-term, strategic agreement reached by Hino and Volkswagen will evaluate technology cooperation between the two companies with a focus on conventional powertrains, hybrid and electric powertrains, as well as connectivity and autonomous driving systems.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Starts at $19,395

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Jetta will retail for at least $19,395, including delivery fees, when it arrives at dealer lots by July 1. The price is $100 lower than the outgoing model, Volkswagen has announced.