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Volkswagen forecasts stagnating operating profit in 2013


Volkswagen AG forecasts that operating profit this year will match last year's level, as the shrinking auto market in Germany affects earnings. Earnings before interest and taxes, which rose 2.1 percent to 11.5 billion euros in 2012, probably won't increase this year, VW said today in a statement. “Volkswagen is not completely immune to the intense competition and the far-reaching crisis ...
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