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  • World premiere of the Brazilian “New Urban Coupé” is planned for spring 2020
  • Production will commence at the Anchieta plant in 2020 and the vehicle will also be built in Europe from 2021
  • Volkswagen is investing seven billion BRL (approx. €1.5 billion) in Brazil through 2020 under its regionalization strategy

Groundbreaking premiere: For the first time, Volkswagen do Brasil is developing a vehicle based on the modular transverse toolkit MQB completely in-house; the model is also to be produced later in Europe and sold on other international markets. Volkswagen is strengthening the economic significance of Volkswagen do Brasil with the regionalization of the South American market. Through 2020, Volkswagen is investing seven billion BRL (approx. €1.5 billion) in Brazil in the development of new products, digitalization and technological innovations.

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Leslie Bothge
Spokesperson Production / Procurement
Tel. +49 (0) 5361 / 9-21549
Christian Buhlmann
Head of Product Line Communications
Tel. +49 (0) 5361 / 9-87584