Frankfurt, September 9, 2003
Luca di Montezemolo, Chairman Ferrari and Maserati, and Dr. Bernd
Pischetsrieder, CEO Volkswagen AG, signed a letter of intent for several technical
and commercial cooperation projects between Maserati and Audi.
Both parties intend to jointly develop and manufacture further projects using
modules from Maserati and Audi models.
This collaboration will also encompass the supply and purchasing of various
components to be defined in more detail for specific projects and also for the
existing product range.
Audi could soon offer Maserati Automobiles thru their dealerships in Japan and the
United States of North America.