Volkswagen is Emden's biggest employer, with some 9500 workers building the Passat. Some 75% of Emden's tax revenues depend on the automotive industry. But the emissions scandal may soon hit the town hard.
The VW plant Autoeuropa, one of the main employers in the Portuguese town of Palmela, is set to expand thanks to government investment. But the recent VW emissions scandal in Germany makes for an uncertain future.
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