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How VW was rebuilt by a stubborn Englishman

How VW was rebuilt by a stubborn Englishman

There have been plenty of jokes about Volkswagen's origins in the Nazi era after news of its dodging emissions standards broke. But less well known is the role a British officer played in saving the company directly after the Second World War.