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New VW Passat - scaled up Golf VII - about to go on sale
Last remaining big player in Europeís long-fading Upper-Medium sector

Published: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:13:54 GMT
 

New VW Passat 2015MY saloon estate

In the clear light of day, VWís new Passat is entering a dying segment. Europeís Upper-Medium segment, once the prime hunting ground for former sector leaders such as Fordís Mondeo and its best forgotten predecessor, the Sierra, once ranked as the volume carmakersí most profitable segment. 

Back in 1999, the Upper-Medium sector alone still attracted almost 2.3 million sales in Western Europe, adding up to 17.3 per cent overall market share that year
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