SAO PAULO – Although Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. plants already are humming at top capacity, Thomas Schmall, president of Volkswagen AG’s Brazilian division, says the auto maker is prepared to meet consumer demand in the country’s sizzling vehicle market. Increasing to three shifts and hiring more workers would make it possible for VW to produce 800,000 cars in 2008, a 16.4% increase over 2007, when the auto maker built an estimated 687,000 units. Schmall says the automotive industry, as ...

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