VERACRUZ, Mexico – Volkswagen of America Inc. says it is ready to put 2004 behind it and move forward to a more promising 2005. The German auto maker says it will improve both its sales and profit performance in 2005, although plans remain fluid thanks to the weak U.S. dollar. VW says it will work to post a “slight loss or breakeven” result in the U.S. in 2005, a significant improvement over the reported $1 billion loss expected in 2004. VW of America's Len Hunt To help offset the ...

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