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>>Auto Shares Like Auto Shows And Ford ( F) eschewed simply rolling out new models to show a family of new green cars. Here are the Monday morning highlights. Volkswagen unveiled the 2011 Passat, saying it wants to win in the U.S. market, where it hopes to sell 800,000 cars by 2018. Volkswagen is "writing a new chapter in our American story," said Jonathan Browning, CEO of VW America, at the auto show. "We are aiming to become a big player in the U.S. market." The mid-sized Passat will be built at VW's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant and will start at $20,000. It will be "built in the U.S. with German values," Browning said. It will "meet the demands of the middle class." He noted that the car will also create 2,000 new jobs at VW as well as 12,000 new jobs at suppliers.