SAO PAULO — Volkswagen AG's controversial Resende truck factory has come a long way since its stroll across the world's stage six years ago. Today, the German automaker holds second place in Brazil's commercial truck production, with its 85 units per day surpassing Ford Motor Co. and falling just behind perennial leader Mercedes-Benz. The Resende plant was conceived by Jose Ignacio Lopes (de Arriortua) based on the revolutionary premise of suppliers producing most of the vehicle at the ...
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