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    VW says regrets name-change prank after outcry

    The outrage came after Volkswagen just a day earlier said in a press release it would be changing the name of its US subsidiary to 'Voltswagen' to highlight its shift towards electric cars.

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    VW pulls a fast one: 'Voltswagen' rebrand a ruse

    The episode began Monday, when VW briefly published the 'Voltswagen' press release, sparking speculation it was an April Fools' joke. Such stunts are particularly popular in the German press.