Daimler in talks to acquire Heycar stake from Volkswagen

- Leadership - Aug 22, 2018

The German automobile firm, Daimler, has entered discussions with the German automaker, Volkswagen, to acquire a stake in the used-car portal Heycar.

The firms are reportedly in advanced talks over the stake acquisition in the firm which Volkswagen launched in 2017, Handelsblatt reported.


The news was announced by a spokesperson for Volkswagen Financial Services on 22 August.

According to sources, Daimler is interested in a 20% stake in the company. The deal could be announced next week.

Volkswagen set up Heycar in October, and has since reached 300,000 vehicles to feature for sale on the portal.

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