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VW plans $1-billion factory upgrade in Mexico for new Tiguan
VW plans $1-billion factory upgrade in Mexico for new Tiguan

Volkswagen will spend $1 billion to upgrade and expand a factory in Mexico that will build a next-generation crossover SUV, the automaker has announced. Construction on the plant, which is in the city of Puebla, will begin imminently, a VW spokesman said. Once the upgrades are completed, the automaker will build a new, three-row version of its Tiguan compact crossover due to hit the market in 2017. “[The plant] is another proof point that Volkswagen is committed to further growth in the U.S. and North American markets,” Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen of America, said in a statement. The company already used the Puebla plant to build the current-generation Golf hatchback...

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