Volkswagen México Accepts Simon Wiesenthal Center Demand to End all Relations with the Dealership in Coyoacán
September 8, 2020
Buenos Aires and Paris – The Wiesenthal Centre had called for the intervention of Volkswagen headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany to demand that Volkswagen Mexico drop all relations with its Coyoacan dealership due to its display of Nazi posters.
It took less than three hours for the Centre's Director for International Relations, Dr.Shimon Samuels, to receive a message from Robin Aschhoff, Head of International Communications for Volkswagen.
In parallel, the Centre's Latin America Director, Dr.Ariel Gelblung, pressed Volkswagen Mexico, resulting in the attached press release announcing Volkswagen Mexico's 'end to any commercial and business relationship with the dealership.
"We commend Volkswagen Mexico for having reacted rapidly in memory of the victims of Nazi barbarism as a clear message to the world," concluded the Centre's officials.
For further information, please contact Dr. Shimon Samuels at +336 09770158 or Dr. Ariel Gelblung at +54 9 11 49695365.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization numbering over 400.000 members. It holds consultative status at the United Nations, UNESCO, the OSCE, the Council of Europe, the OAS and the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO)