SILAO, Mexico – Volkswagen’s new $500 million engine plant here is expected to ramp up quickly as it moves toward producing up to 330,000 4-cyl. gasoline engines for the auto maker’s Mexican- and U.S.-built cars. CEO Martin Winterkorn was joined by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and local dignitaries in pushing the button to start the line and kick off Job One at the facility on Tuesday. The Silao plant, which is the 100th factory for Volkswagen ...

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