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VW's comeback faces roadblock from Trump tax on Mexican Beetles

About 60% of all VWs sold in the US last year were made south of the border
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 05:50

Volkswagen's plant in Puebla state, Mexico, has capacity to build about 600,000 Jettas, Golfs and Beetles a year and is the carmaker's biggest outside its hometown of Wolfsburg, Germany.


VOLKSWAGEN AG is bracing for another blow from the US government.

After agreeing to spend more than US$23 billion to clean up its diesel-cheating scandal, the German car giant risks staying in Washington's crosshairs as it tries to start afresh with American consumers.

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