Business: U.S. Rabbit All Set to Hop

Volkswagen rolls into a Pennsylvania town

Until two years ago, the sleepy, small (pop. 3,000) Pennsylvania town of New Stanton near Pittsburgh was little more than a cluster of motels, restaurants and gas stations serving passers-by on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 70. Now it has become a Rabbit farm. Next week Volkswagen Manufacturing Corp. of America, a subsidiary of the giant of German small cars, will begin turning out VW Rabbits in a refitted former Chrysler building on Route 119, just outside New Stanton.

It will not be the first time that a foreign...

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