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VW's Bold American Strategy Means More Cars Built South Of The Border

Forbes -- VW Golf production in Mexico aimed to boost US sales.

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Submitted Jan 29, 2013 By: nuhs1977
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 8:11:21 AM

I had a VW for many years. Good car. Just got too expensive when I replaced it.
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doctorindyj
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 2:27:44 PM

I wonder what Detroit and the UAW think about that?
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jeffbone
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:19:05 PM

Sure, that's a great idea...ask any owner of a Mexican-built Jetta how reliable it is when compared to a Wolfsburg-built equivalent...
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DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:57:04 AM

They need to build the plant in the USA
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dabayer
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:43:11 AM

ll made possible by NAFTA.

No US labor, no US customs taxes.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 8:37:11 AM

cars for gringo's
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knifeman9
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:41:43 AM

Make perfect sence in this economy.
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:25:06 AM

No jobs, here. Do their employees smoke pot as Chrysler?
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PTBpricer
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:24:45 AM

Good for Mexico.
Neutral for the USA.
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silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:15:59 AM

Lower your prices, that will sell more cars.

These are expencive cars.
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dylan126
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:14:15 AM

bull crap
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lindact
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:14:14 AM

Was never interested in a VW...
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skanytank
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:13:28 AM

If not mistaken doesn't Ford also built outside the US in Mexico? at least they did upon a time...just saying...
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:13:23 AM

They have to do what works for them.
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dudleydolittle
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:13:15 AM

Do not export here....Send them to Germany....this is a crock.....
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:11:14 AM

Good luck. Free market.
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rocket_ron
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:11:00 AM

I agree 100%, dave364!
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bsmerl
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:09:40 AM

what else is new?
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:08:40 AM

maximixing profit
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acvw74
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:08:37 AM

VW has been building cars in Mexico since the late 70's...
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Niko11
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:08:22 AM

Producing the Golf in Puebla, Mexico. Another import I won't be buying.
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brbts
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:07:46 AM

Guess they figured out what all the other car companies already knew!
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Chem60
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:07:24 AM

I heard in the news VW wants to be the largest auto maker in the world, so this fits their plan.
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dave364
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:07:18 AM

buy American from American companies
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LocalSpyGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:06:12 AM

Guess they don't want to deal the the UAW.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:05:36 AM

VW used to be a major player in the US
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cwashi3324
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:03:59 AM

Like we're not already losing money and jobs...
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:02:40 AM

Good brand.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:02:35 AM

Go figure!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:02:34 AM

do they come with a smuggleing compartment
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:02:32 AM

As they are the #3 auto maker in the world, VW is definitely planning on moving up the ladder.
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RogerB2
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:02:15 AM



O K





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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:01:21 AM

good for them.
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scadgrad90
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:01:01 AM

VW has done this before with the VW beetle. Nothing new.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:59:04 AM

simple economics!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:56:33 AM

soyanara VW
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DonnyV101
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:56:09 AM



O K





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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:56:05 AM

ok
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tnikodem
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:55:17 AM

Yay!!!
More German jobs moving to North America!

At least we can expect more US jobs supplying components and parts than if production stayed in Germany.
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bumpygas
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:54:20 AM

More 'junk' coming from outside the US.
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mberg
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:53:07 AM

Mexico need jobs, too. Probably more than we do.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:53:01 AM

not good
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:52:58 AM

Don't buy them.
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oldred11
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:52:47 AM

Bad news for Germany, good news for Mexico but not necessarily new news.

My '06 Jetta, with parts from Germany, Poland, US/Canada and Mexico was assembled in Puebla, MEXICO!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:52:18 AM

not good
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:51:56 AM

It's simple people buy American made products.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:51:45 AM

I try not to buy anything made south of the border.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:51:20 AM

TDIs are awesome!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:50:57 AM

Well...I'm shocked!!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:49:38 AM

NAFDA!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:48:52 AM

No big surprise
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