Volkswagen confirms 2019 outlook, medium-term financial targets

Volkswagen confirms 2019 outlook, medium-term financial targets
FILE PHOTO: The Volkswagen logo is seen on the front of a car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo -
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> confirmed its 2019 outlook and medium-term targets on Monday, the German carmaker said, adding that the group was still “very resilient” in an increasingly difficult economic environment.

“Strict cost discipline is, however, necessary to achieve our goals in the long term,” chief financial officer Frank Witter said in a statement.

He added that Volkswagen was sticking to its strategic financial targets for 2020 and 2025.

(Reporting by Thomas Seythal, editing by Thomas Escritt)

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