Those currently waiting for a new
, take note: up to 30,000 brand new VeeDubs awaiting customer delivery have been
by hail near the
factory in Emden, Germany.
indicate that the hail was ping-pong ball sized, which is certainly large enough to leave a nasty mark. Unfortunately, the naked eye cannot be relied upon to spot each minute piece of damage, so special workers have been brought in from around Germany to help inspect the vehicles under special lighting. Volkswagen, of course, assures its customers that no car will leave the premises with any damage whatsoever.
The expected cost for the large scale
work has been estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars, so the German automaker is particularly thankful that it carries
for this particular act of God, and therefore shouldn't need to pay for any damage to the vehicles left outside.
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