Volkswagen brings car assembly back to Nigeria to tap Africa growth

Volkswagen AG resumed building vehicles in Nigeria for the first time in 25 years in a bid to foster sales growth in Africa.

Assembly began Tuesday in Lagos of models that will include the Passat, Jetta and CC sedans as well as the Amarok pickup truck, manufacturing partner Stallion Group said Tuesday in a statement. Wolfsburg, Germany-based VW, Europe’s biggest carmaker, confirmed the start of production without specifying planned volumes.

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