RPT-INSIGHT-Has Volkswagen discovered the Holy Grail of carmakers?

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By Laurence Frost and Andreas Cremer and Paul Lienert BERLIN/DETROIT, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan and Taiichi Ohno in the canon of auto industry pioneers. Since the heyday of Henry Ford and his Model T, the world's automakers have considered the "global car" to be their Holy Grail - the same basic ...

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