Technical problems hit VW Golf production


FRANKFURT, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Europe's biggest carmaker Volkswagen will build almost a fifth fewer of its key Golf V hatchbacks this year than planned because of technical problems in production, according to a German newspaper report. In an interview to be published on Sunday, VW's Chief Executive Bernd Pischetsrieder said the company would build about 25,000 fewer of the fifth-generation Golfs than the 135,000 it had planned. But he told the Welt am Sonntag he expected the problems -- ...

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