TITLE

VW enters luxury segment with W-8 Passat

AUTHOR(S)
Weernink, Wim Oude
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;7/9/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5938, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the entry of Volkswagen AG (VW) into the luxury segment with the September 2001 launch of its W-8 Passat automobile in Germany. Introduction of the automobile in the United States in 2002; Other upper luxury VW models to be launched in 2002; Construction of the W-8 Passat in Emden and Mosel, Germany; Price of the vehicle; Sales target set for the vehicle.
ACCESSION #
4845702

 

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