Why is VW so annoyed by this van? | IOL“I am annoyed beyond measure,” said VW chief executive Matthias Mueller. “Why did Post did not talk to our commercial vehicles division about doing something similar?”
Deutsche Post van signals new entrant threat to auto industry | Reuters
I wonder if the reason is...
1. VW did not get a 1000 vehicle contract. PS: Car companies hate small contracts.
2. Deutsche Post says building it without VW, turned out to be a cost savings.
3. VW has been embarrassed in the media.
4. It shows that perhaps the big car companies are in danger of being hoisted on their own petard. By outsourcing all manufacturing, are they making themselves redundant?