Volkswagen of America Inc. is sticking with its ambitious target of selling 800,000 VW-brand light vehicles annually in the U.S. by 2018, a goal German parent Volkswagen AG established for its North American unit two years ago, despite the worst global recession in decades. “It’s still very much on the radar,” Mark Barnes, VWA’s chief operating officer, confirms in a telephone interview with Ward’s from the company’s new U.S. headquarters in Herndon, VA. He says VWA is drawing confidence ...
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