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SpoBiS: Volkswagen's Reputation Boosts VfL Wolfsburg's Int’l Sponsorship Search

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 05 / 16

Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg is counting on Volkswagen’s global reputation in its search for int'l partners and awareness. “Internationally we, despite the current situation, rely on the respectable name of our parent company Volkswagen Group, which is recognized as an international bra...

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