Every auto maker likes to tout the environmental friendliness of its new plants, but leave it to Volkswagen Group of America Inc. to brag that the lights for its parking lot not only are energy efficient, but less “irritating” to bugs. “You should know Volkswagen loves beetles,” quips spokesman Guenther Scherelis. But behind the jokes is a massive effort to minimize the impact the auto maker’s new $1 billion assembly plant has on the air, water and surrounding environment 12 miles (19 ...
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