With skyrocketing demand that will propel Volkswagen of America Inc. U.S./Canada sales to more than 470,000 units this year, VWA Chairman Gerd Klaus predicts the importer will near its all-time annual record of 569,696 units in 1970 by the end of 2002. That's when Volkswagen AG Chairman Ferdinand Piech is scheduled to retire — and one of his goals was to reestablish the brand as a high-volume seller in North America before he left office. Mr. Klaus says VW deliveries are up 17% this ...

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