PLYMOUTH, MI – Responding to weak market demand for sporty convertibles, Karmann USA Inc. this week launches a new business unit to rebuild and restore droptops for vintage cars in the U.S., with an emphasis on Karmann Ghias and Volkswagen Beetles. “As the original manufacturer of the VW Karmann Ghia and VW Beetle convertible, Karmann is uniquely positioned to rebuild convertible roof systems for these vehicles,” says Erik Roeren, president and CEO of Karmann USA. The Beetle convertible ...

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