BMW is not interested in McLaren Automotive, but Audi says it is open to cooperation
BMW denied reports by Automobilwoche on Sunday that it was interested in buying McLaren Automotive, while Volkswagen's Audi said it was open to cooperation opportunities, without commenting specifically on the British luxury sportscar maker.
German autos publication Automobilwoche had reported on Sunday that the two carmakers were interested in buying McLaren Automotive, without specifying its sources.
Audi is also interested in the Formula 1 division of the company, Automobilwoche said.
BMW told Reuters by phone the report was wrong. Audi said in an email it regularly considers different cooperation opportunities, but did not comment on the specific case of McLaren.