Volkswagen of America Inc. today confirms plans to move its North American headquarters to northern Virginia, after 30 years in the Detroit area, in order to better serve its customers and realign its business, despite pleas from politicians and business leaders to stay in Michigan. The auto maker, which imports and markets light vehicles in the U.S. and Canada for Volkswagen AG of Germany, will take 400 of the operation’s 1,400 jobs to Herndon, VA, and leave 600 in Auburn Hills, MI. The ...
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