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After the ‘hippie’ bus and Beetle, VW makes eyes at America once again

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As Volkswagen looks to resurrect the Scout brand in the United States, CEO Herbert Diess has shed light on the decision, saying it represents an opportunity for the German auto giant to “become much more American.” 

VW announced plans to re-launch the Scout as a fully-electric pick-up and “rugged” SUV last Wednesday, with prototypes due to be revealed in 2023 and production planned to begin in 2026.

In the same announcement, the company said the vehicles would be “designed, engineered, and manufactured in the U.S. for American customers.”

“The United States is our biggest growth opportunity,” Diess, who was speaking to CNBC’s Annette Weisbach last week, said.

He went on to explain why the…



Source cnbc.com

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