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The new Volkswagen Golf model is unveiled in Berlin in this file photo taken September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files

The new Volkswagen Golf model is unveiled in Berlin in this file photo taken September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files

The new Volkswagen Golf model is unveiled in Berlin in this file photo taken September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files
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Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn poses for a photograph during the inauguration of Volkswagen's 100th plant worldwide in Silao in this file photo taken January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Armas/Files

Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn poses for a photograph during the inauguration of Volkswagen's 100th plant worldwide in Silao in this file photo taken January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Armas/Files

Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn poses for a photograph during the inauguration of Volkswagen's 100th plant worldwide in Silao in this file photo taken January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Armas/Files
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