UPDATE 1-Audi breathes new life into VW's Brussels plant

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(Adds details) By Christiaan Hetzner and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, May 30 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's premium unit Audi began production on Wednesday of its A3 Sportback, a five-door hatchback, in the former VW plant in Brussels that had seemed doomed six months ago. Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt and Volkswagen and Audi executives looked on as the first car was driven into a fanfare reception before management, union leaders and workers. "The plant was being written off as ...

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