Daimler to Let Volkswagen Vanmaking Accord Lapse in 2016 Bloomberg — Volkswagen Crafter

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Daimler to Let Volkswagen Vanmaking Lapse in 2016

Daimler AG the third-biggest luxury carmaker, let a contract to build vans for AG (VOW) expire in three and use the capacity for the next version of its own commercial model.

An agreement to Volkswagen’s Crafter vehicle on the German production lines as the Sprinter van will cease in 2016, Stuttgart, Germany-based said in a statement today.

“Both partners had a benefit the long-lasting cooperation,” Volker head of the Mercedes van division, in the statement. “With the next which is currently in development, we ultimately be dependent on the production that we have currently available to Volkswagen.”

Volkswagen is its own new Crafter model, Eckhard head of VW’s commercial-vehicle said on March 15. Volker a spokesman at the division, reiterated by phone that the company decided where the vehicle be built. VW’s other include the mid-size T5, built in Germany. and the Caddy delivery produced in Poznan, Poland .

Daimler is holding discussions Renault SA (RNO) to expand an partnership to large vans, Uta a Daimler spokeswoman, said by today, reiterating comments in late April. “Renault has their interest” though are no concrete plans yet,” said.

‘Exploratory Talks’

Renault, in the Paris suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt, is in exploratory talks” on a project, Raluca Barb, a spokeswoman at the carmaker.

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The two manufacturers already on Daimler’s smaller Citan van, which the German adapted from Renault’s

Mercedes started contract for Volkswagen in 2005 and produced 280,000 vehicles for the Wolfsburg, carmaker through 2012 at in Dusseldorf and Ludwigsfelde, near The two factories have combined production of about 150,000

Mercedes presented a revamped of the Sprinter in April with safety features including a assistant and engines complying the Euro VI emission standard mandatory for new vehicles next

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