Reality Check Sluggish US Sales Threaten VW's Growth

VW has misjudged the US market, where it is underperforming its rivals and still has a market share of just 2.6 percent. The company's goal of becoming the world's biggest automaker by 2018 is at risk.
Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's US plant in Chattanooga.

Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's US plant in Chattanooga.

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