FRANKFURT, Sept 5 Volkswagen's
commercial vehicles division is close to announcing a
partnership with United States based rival Navistar,
three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.
The deal will be announced as soon as Tuesday, the sources
Volkswagen has agreed to supply engines to Navistar in
exchange for receiving a stake in the truckmaker, one of the
sources, who declined to be named, told Reuters.
Volkswagen declined to comment, while Navistar was not
immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Alexander Huebner, Andreas Cremer, Jan Schwartz,
additional reporting by Edward Taylor, Irene Preisinger and Arno
Schuetze; Editing by Ludwig Burger)