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About 1 in 5 VW, Audi, Bentley and Lamborghini vehicles sold in U.S. to be imported through new Sparrows Point facility

About 1 in 5 VW, Audi, Bentley and Lamborghini vehicles sold in U.S. to be imported through new Sparrows Point facility

Volkswagen Group of America plans to start importing new vehicles through Tradepoint Atlantic in Sparrows Point, developing a new facility and bringing 100 new jobs to the site of the former steel mill by early next year, officials announced Wednesday.

Sprawling over 100 acres and with a new port facility, the Volkswagen distribution center will bring in about 120,000 cars a year — roughly one in five of the vehicles the German automaker and its affiliated brands sold in the United States last year.

The move brings Volkswagen’s imports back to the port of Baltimore after an absence of more than 25 years and satisfies part of the company’s historic $33.5 million settlement with...

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