Volkswagen do Brasil has confirmed that its new compact car code named PQ24 is the new Polo, first details of which have just been announced in Germany, writes Rogério Louro Alves. Production of the Brazilian-made PQ24/new Polo will start in February 2002 at VW's Anchieta plant, in São Bernardo do Campo city, São Paulo state, ready for launch at the beginning of the second half of next year.