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Volkswagen de México celebrates 10 years of the New Beetle

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More than 300 special guests in Puebla celebrated at the same time the production of the seven millionth Volkswagen in Mexico, which was the world’s one millionth New Beetle. The New Beetle was launched on the market ten years ago, in January 1998. The vehicle is still produced exclusively in Mexico for markets worldwide. In his official speech, Prof. Winterkorn underlined his confidence in the Mexican location. He confirmed that Volkswagen would be investing around one billion US$ in Mexico over the next three years for Jetta production and capacity optimisation at the plant in Puebla.

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