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Volkswagen gets back on track with March sales increase


As the situation starts to get better each month on the battered European car market, the recovery from the six years slump is starting to show. Europe’s biggest automaker and the world’s second in 2013, Volkswagen, managed to increase deliveries for its namesake brand. The passenger car brand had sales in March of 557,800 units, an increase of 4.8 % over ...
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