© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A McLaren 720S is assembled on the manufacturing unit flooring of the McLaren Automotive Production Centre Woking, Britain September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Chris J. Ratcliffe
BERLIN (Reuters) – McLaren Automotive mentioned on Monday that reports that the corporate was offered to Audi have been inaccurate, following an article in autos publication Autocar earlier within the day stating that an acquisition deal had been reached.
“McLaren Group is aware of a news media report stating it has been sold to Audi. This is wholly inaccurate and McLaren is seeking to have the story removed,” an organization spokesperson mentioned.
The spokesperson didn’t reply immediately to a question as to whether or not discussions have been ongoing with Audi.
“McLaren’s technology strategy has always involved ongoing discussions and collaboration with relevant partners and suppliers, including other carmakers, however, there has been no change in the ownership structure of the McLaren Group,” they mentioned.
Audi mentioned to Reuters it was “looking at various cooperation ideas” however neither confirmed nor denied whether or not it was in dialogue with McLaren a few doable sale.
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