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VW: 250.000 cars capacity planned for US factory

VW still hasn’t announced their final decision to build a US factory, but this source claims that it’s planned to build 250.000 cars there annually.

Volkswagen’s been making a lot of noise about its coming U.S. production plant lately, and the latest boast is that the factory will have an approximate vehicle output of 250,000 cars. VW expected to begin manufacturing both VW and Audi models beginning in 2010 or 2011, according to a recent report in Automotive News.

A location for the new American factory will reportedly be decided upon in June and will require roughly 1000 to 2000 employees. Scheduled for its first production run will be a newly-developed Passat replacement utilizing the latest VW/Audi modular architecture.

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Source: Motor Trend