UPDATE 1-Volkswagen, partner to build Passats in Malaysia

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* Volkswagen, DRB-HICOM to invest $318 mln * To build Passat models from end 2011, other models from 2012 * Investment may turn Malaysia into regional auto hub-PM Najib (Releads, adds Malaysian details) KUALA LUMPUR/FRANKFURT, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Volkswagen and Malaysian firm DRB HICOM will invest 1 billion ringgit ($318 million) to assemble cars in Malaysia, state news agency Bernama reported on Tuesday, a boost for the country struggling to attract foreign investment. Bernama quoted ...

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