--Volkswagen's truck maker Traton plans to grow without the help of acquisitions and has distanced itself from a potential takeover of Navistar, German daily Handelsblatt reports.

--Traton Chief Executive Andreas Renschler said the company is happy with its partnership with Navistar "as it is," and plans to strengthen its position with cooperation, according to the newspaper.

--Traton took a minority stake in Navistar two years ago, sparking speculation about potential takeover plans.

 

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