June 30, 2015 - Industry News
Andreas Renschler, the former head of commercial trucks for Daimler who went to work heading up Volkswagen's commercial truck operations earlier this year, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Scania.
Tags: Volkswagen, MAN, People, Scania, Global
February 5, 2015 - Industry News
Former Daimler Trucks head Andreas Renschler started work this week as head of rival Volkswagen's trucks business, once again creating speculation that VW may look to North American shores as it works toward goals of expanding its global footprint.
Tags: Volkswagen, MAN, Scania, Global
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
In early July, a top Daimler Trucks official told reporters that fellow German company Volkswagen would make a bid to buy American truck maker Paccar. VW denied it the rumor at the time, and now Paccar has come out with a statement as well.
Tags: PACCAR, Volkswagen, Navistar, Global, Mergers & Acquisitions
July 3, 2014 - Industry News
Rumors have been around for a while that Volkswagen will try to buy a U.S. truck maker. Earlier rumors centered on International, but the latest is Paccar, with Reuters running a story Thursday about takeover plans and VW denying it.
Tags: PACCAR, Volkswagen, Global, Mergers & Acquisitions
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
Its $9.2 billion offer to buy out the truck-making arm of the Swedish vehicle manufacturer Scania has been accepted, according to published reports.
Tags: Volkswagen, OEM, Europe, Scania, Mergers & Acquisitions
February 21, 2014 - Industry News
The former head of Daimler Trucks, who left the company last month after less than a year of overseeing Mercedes Benz cars and vans at parent company Daimler AG, will be taking over responsibility for commercial vehicles at Volkswagen AG.
Tags: Volkswagen, OEM, Leadership, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, People, Daimler Trucks North America
January 9, 2013 - Industry News
Volkswagen is seeking full control over German truck maker MAN through a "domination and profit and loss transfer agreement," a type of German contract similar to a parent company and subsidiary
Tags: Volkswagen, Germany, MAN, Scania
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