FRANKFURT – Volkswagen AG has signed off on the design for the new Microbus and it is not far from the concept shown at the 2001 North American International Auto Show. It’s just more refined, says Chairman Bernd Pischetsrieder. He says the Passat-based passenger van combines the right combination of retro and modern. The Microbus will be for all markets, starting with the U.S., which is expected to get 53,000 of the 80,000 units to be produced annually in Hanover, Germany. ...

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