VW Slovak unit to halt production lines for refit

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BRATISLAVA, June 29 (Reuters) - The Slovak subsidiary of German car maker Volkswagen AG will halt part of its assembly lines for up to three weeks to prepare the launch of the new Audi sports utility vehicle (SUV), it said on Tuesday. The VW plant - the backbone of Slovakia's flourishing car sector - is the country's top exporter and accounts for about 20 percent of exports. It aims to start producing SUVs for the Volkswagen luxury car unit Audi by the end of 2005. "We have to ...

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