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"The Transformer: Why VW Is the Car Giant to Watch" (In Depth, Jan. 25, 2010)

In "The Transformer: Why VW Is the Car Giant to Watch" (In Depth, Jan. 25), numbers from IHS Global Insight showed Volkswagen had produced more cars than Toyota (TM) through November 2009. Global Insight later revised the numbers to show that Toyota still had the lead in production. The story also said in one reference that Volkswagen offers 10 models in the U.S. and 8 models in another; 10 is correct.

"The Next Big Thing, 20 Years Later" (Personal Business, Jan. 25, 2010)

"The Next Big Thing, 20 Years Later" (New Business, Jan. 25) incorrectly identified one of the tablets as the Motion Computing M1200. Pictured was the Acer TravelMate 100.

"How to Play It" (Personal Business, Jan. 11, 2010)

"How to Play It" (Personal Business, Jan. 11) did not note that Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund manager Jeff Gay's opinion about a Swift Transportation secured loan was based in part on the fact that in late September the company negotiated an amendment with lenders to avoid violating bank covenants.

"Kraft's Sugar Rush" (In Depth, Jan. 25, 2010)

"Kraft's Sugar Rush" (In Depth, Jan. 25) reported Kraft Foods' (KFT) sales and earnings based on generally accepted accounting principles. However, using Kraft's preferred accounting measures, growth in "organic net revenue" was 2% through the first nine months of 2009 and growth in "earnings per share from continuing operations" was 37%.


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