Volkswagen Considering Producing the Golf in North America
Such a move would obviously make sense, as the Golf's volume seller status would allow VW to save a lot of money by doing this. The timing is also right, as the Golf is not too far from receiving its seventh generation, which would receive a fresh start in America.
The most likely site that could bring the Golf to life is VW's Tennessee plant, which currently has a production capacity of 150,000 units per year, abut also comes with a great expansion potential.
A high-ranked company insider assured the aforementioned source that the American-built Golf won't receive the kind of changes the "North Americanization" sometimes beings to cars. In other words, it won't offer less quality in order to come with a low price, as Volkswagen wants to keep is a global product.