Chrysler Group reaches a formal agreement with Volkswagen AG that will allow the Auburn Hills, MI-based auto maker to build VW-brand minivans in the U.S. for the North American market. The new vehicles will be based on Chrysler’s next-generation minivan platform, codenamed RT, and will begin production sometime in 2008, Chrysler says. Although Chrysler reportedly will manage the engineering for the new VW long-wheelbase-only minivans, VW will handle the design of the vehicle’s interior ...

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