SAO PAULO — Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. says it could begin producing the new Gol at its Curitiba, Parana, factory, where the Golf also is assembled. The factory currently is running at only 42% capacity, or about 400 cars a day. Factory Manager Thomas Schmall says the plant is capable of producing up to 7,000 cars daily. The Parana factory's labor costs reportedly are about 50% less than at the auto maker's Sao Bernardo plant, where the new Polo will be produced.
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