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Volkswagen Chattanooga Plant Builds 50,000th 2012 Passat


Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant has already produced its 50,000th car. VW announced late Tuesday that it built the 50,000th 2012 Passat, an optioned-out SE model with the 2.5-liter, 170-horsepower inline-five engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. “An incredible amount of care goes into each vehicle we produce in Chattanooga,” Frank Fischer, CEO and chair of Volkswagen Chattanooga, said in a prepared statement. “Producing 50,000 ...
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