• Short Summary

    RESULT 10,000 SHAREHOLDERS REPRESENTING GBP550 MILLION WORTH OF PEOPLE'S SHARES" IN VOLKSWAGEN, WEST GERMANY'S LARGEST CAR FIRM, ARRIVED AT TRAIN, CAR AND MOTORCYCLE AT WOLFEBURG ON JULY 1ST FOR THE BIGGEST COMPANY MEETING EVER HELD IN EUROPE.

  • Description

    RESULT 10,000 SHAREHOLDERS REPRESENTING GBP550 MILLION WORTH OF PEOPLE'S SHARES" IN VOLKSWAGEN, WEST GERMANY'S LARGEST CAR FIRM, ARRIVED AT TRAIN, CAR AND MOTORCYCLE AT WOLFEBURG ON JULY 1ST FOR THE BIGGEST COMPANY MEETING EVER HELD IN EUROPE.

    WOLFEBURG, THE VOLKSWAGEN TOWN, WHERE ONE IN EVERY THREE INHABITANTS OWNS A CAR WITH THE FAMILIAR VW BADGE, PREPARED FOR SOME 30,000 PEOPLE TO ATTEND THE MEETING BUT NOT WEATHER KEPT PEOPLE AWAY.

    THE SHAREHOLDERS VOTED ON THE COMPOSITION OF THE FIRM'S NEW MANAGERIAL BOARD AFTER LEARNING THAT THE COMPANY WHICH IS BRINGING OUT A NEW 1 1/2 LITRE MODEL IN THE AUTUMN EXPECTS TO MAKE A NET PROFIT THIS YEAR OF 277 MILLION WITH A TURNOVER OF 2455 MILLION.

    THE FIRM WAS BUILT UNDER THE HITLER REGIME 23 YEARS AGO TO MAKE GBP100 "PEOPLE'S CAR." TODAY IT EMPLOYED NEARLY 65,000 PEOPLE. MORE THAN 4 MILLION VEHICLES HAVE BEEN PRODUCED SINCE 1945 AND ITS CURRENT DAILY PRODUCTION FIGURE IS 4,000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAWC2Y44RQLVOO4ZXACAC3IGAB
    Media URN:
    VLVAWC2Y44RQLVOO4ZXACAC3IGAB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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