ROMULUS, MI – The new midsize sedan, known internally as the “NMS,” destined for production next year at Volkswagen of America Inc.’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, is poised to be the lynchpin of the brand’s U.S.-market revitalization. The NMS, Jetta and Beetle C-segment cars are expected to account for 60%-70% of the brand’s U.S. volume, according to a “ballpark” estimate from new VWoA CEO Jonathan Browning. Through August, nearly 44% of VW-brand deliveries stemmed from the Jetta, ...

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