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Karmann bankruptcy: Karmann and Mercedes end dispute

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Karmann had outstanding invoices at M ercedes , in return the Stuttgart carmaker made claims against Karmann for warranty claims. Now the basis for further cooperation between Karmann and Mercedes has been laid, said the spokesman. He said nothing about the amount of the payments. Most recently, there was talk of Karmann's claims of around 20 million euros.

Magna wants convertible top division, Karmann hopes for VW orders

In the dispute over the The Karmann workers even temporarily shut down production last autumn. As a result, the production of the Mercedes SLK at the Bremen plant. Karmann supplies parts of the body and the underbody for the car. The Osnabrück-based company also received the order for the convertible top of the new E-Class . 'We want to continue working with a very reliable customer,' said the spokesman for Hermanns.

In the convertible top construction area, the negotiations about a sale are not yet over. 'Antitrust and labor law issues still need to be clarified here,' he said. The talks are serious, but patience is still needed before a conclusion can be reached. According to reports, Karmann competitor Magna is the favorite for a takeover. The negotiations with Volkswagen about orders for toolmaking have also not yet been concluded. VW is currently preparing the production of the Golf
Convertible before. According to reports in the past few days, this could lead to orders for Karmann's toolmaking division, so that terminations that have already been made could be withdrawn. 'We hope that there are orders, but the scope is determined by the possible client Volkswagen ', emphasized the spokesman for Hermann.


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