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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    from the article: According to the Emden Police Department, an unidentified male stole a vehicle from a Volkswagen plant earlier this month. The thief successfully escaped with the car but ditched it a short time later. Police were unable to apprehend the suspect but they did manage to capture...
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  3. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
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    Hopefully not a repost. :) http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2010/jun/10/vw-plant-builds-test-cars/ Some pics here: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2010/jun/13/vw-plant-building-test-models/
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok guys need to pick your brain.....getting my cluster rebuilt for the red LCD malfunctioning Multi-Function Display....the company, bba-reman, has asked if my car has the Plant Code P option.....any one know what this is? :confused: TIA
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    http://www.wvgazette.com/News/Business/200812150664 Prius or Highlander? Highlander or Prius?
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    Volkswagen announces plans for factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. http://auto.cooone.com/volkswagen-announces-plans-for-factory-in-chattanooga-tenn/
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    Just saw this hit one of my newswires, thought you guys would be interested: 07/15 10:16AM DJ Sources: VW To Build New US Plant In Chattanooga, Tenn - AP DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Volkswagen AG (VLKAY) selected Chattanooga, Tenn., as the site for its new U.S. plant, The Associated Press...
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    http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=46cb381b-f1a4-4101-8671-bf5cb6004bec Excerpt: Ontario should aggressively chase Volkswagen, and convince it to build a new Audi or Volkswagen assembly plant in the province, a leading automotive journalist told an audience of Windsor's...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Volkswagen Celebrates 15 Millionth Passat Worldwide at Emden Plant Nov 11, 2007 source: Volkswagen AG Emden, GERMANY – Today, the 15 millionth Passat produced throughout the world rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen’s Emden plant. Official DKMS ambassador Sybille Beckenbauer...
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    from the Detroit Free Press LOS ANGELES – Volkswagen has decided to build an assembly plant in the United States, Stefan Jacoby, CEO of Volkswagen of America said in an interview at the auto show here today. The new plant will be able to produce at least 200,000 vehicles a year and will begin...
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    A buddy just told me he was in Salisbury NC and got a look at a plant there (GDX Auto) that makes parts for the Passat. (he works in the coal industry and the company that manages the inventory for the plant was showing it off to him) I didn't know any parts were made in the US. (years ago, a...
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    Never seen this posted on here.... so I thought I'd share: http://www.torquecentral.com/showthread.php?t=32963 Pretty amazing... now it's clear why these cars cost an arm and a leg... and why they only sold 700 of them last year. Wonder if our Passats were born the same way? Eric
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    Just found it on CNN website: http://money.cnn.com/2004/12/03/news/international/vw_america.reut/index.htm I wonder how this decision may affect the future quality of VWs...
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    Thankfully - it doesn't effect the beloved B5's, which are made in the Motherland. Guess it goes to show that VW's unhappy people aren't just their customers trying to get service sometimes.... From CNBC.com - PUEBLA, Mexico (Reuters) - German auto giant Volkswagen AG's plant in Mexico, the...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello: I asked a few days ago about my engine code and car build date. Thanks to all who replied. I found that my build date is 3/7/2000 (d/m/year). However, I'm still trying to find the assembly plant. I've run my VIN several times thru different decoders but they aren't very helpful...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Coil Pack = Mosel or Emden Assembly Plant Problem? I have a question for all of you who have had problems with failed coil packs. What plat where your cars built in? And is there a pattern of some sort? Im wondering that's all. Like for example is there more cars that have issues that where...
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    My Friend just got back from the Wolfsburg plant (LOTS O PICS) Here are some pics that my friend took on his trip to the Wolfsburg plant last week. He couldn't take any inside the actual factory because they didn't allow any cameras. Well here they are: These towers are amazing...
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