FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2012 worker Michael Keil checks a Golf VII car during a press tour at the plant of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, central Germany. German automaker Volkswagen AG says its 2012 group sales hit a record high as growing demand around the world more than offset sluggish sales in Europe. It says Monday Jan. 14, 2013 that more than nine million vehicles were delivered for the first time. The total of 9.07 million was up 11.2 percent from the 8.16 million delivered in 2011. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer,File)
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