Trabant NPR's Ed Lifson reports that a car factory that once symbolized the failings of communist government controlled industry has a new lease on life. The Trabant car factory in East Germany is under new ownership and factory owners say those skeptical of East German manufacturing skill should now think twice.
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NPR's Ed Lifson reports that a car factory that once symbolized the failings of communist government controlled industry has a new lease on life. The Trabant car factory in East Germany is under new ownership and factory owners say those skeptical of East German manufacturing skill should now think twice.