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Volkswagen Sees ‘No Legal Basis’ to Return Suzuki Shares

November 24, 2011

Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Volkswagen AG said there’s “no legal basis” to force the German carmaker to sell back its 19.9 percent stake in Suzuki Motor Corp., according to an e-mailed statement. Europe’s biggest auto manufacturer “categorically rejects” allegations by Suzuki and is “confident” to prevail in an arbitration procedure, spokesman Eric Felber said in the statement.

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