Volkswagen’s 200-Model Empire Competes With Itself

Volkswagen’s 200-Model Empire Competes With Itself

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VW is losing 500 million euros in profit every year as the namesake brand’s customers flock to cheaper Skoda, seen here, and Seat models, according to an estimate by Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen.