Volkswagen's mission: to become the worldâ€™s largest auto maker. Problem is, they haven't been selling nearly as many cars in North America as they have been elsewhere. To fix this, they designed the new 2012 Passat specifically for North American tastes--the rest of the world gets a different Passat based on the old one--and constructed a new factory in Tennessee to build the car. So, how well do the Germans know what we want?
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