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Report – VW to set up a planning center in Brazil


According to people familiar with the proceedings, Volkswagen AG is planning to revive sales in the largest South American nation – Brazil – by setting up a planning center. The fourth-biggest car market in the world – Brazil – has been experiencing a drop in car sales in recent years, after it was considered among the most dynamic emerging economies. The ...
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