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Shanghai-VW rolls off new Polo

Shanghai-Volkswagen recently rolled off a new generation of the Polo, according to a company news release. The model comes in hatchback and notchback variants as before, but the company has named the hatchback "Jinqing" (Passion) and the notchback "Jinqu" (Forging Ahead). The new names are adopted to differentiate marketing positions and

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Hydrogen station in Shanghai to go into service

Shanghai's first hydrogen station is expected to go into service at the end of this year, according to a report on chinabuses.com.The station, which costs over ¥10 million ($1.25 million), can fill up a maximum of three public buses and 20 cars per day when it goes into service."It will

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Gonow exports 1,000 pickups to Iraq

The Gonow Automobile Co., Ltd. exported 1,000 units of pickups to Iraq recently, according to a company news release.   The exported pickups will serve as farm vehicles in Iraq, and this is reportedly the largest Iraqi government procurement of vehicles in China after war. Chen Xihui, assistant to Gonow’s president, told sina.com.cn that

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Dongfeng-Honda announces all-new Civic

Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. announced the debut of its all-new Civic at a press conference in Beijing on March 20.   The company has established a sales target of 50,000 units for the Civic for 2006, and the all-new Civic, priced from ¥147,800 -¥188,800, hit the market on April 22

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Chery engines to power American cars

Chery Automobile recently received an order of 5,000 engines from an unidentified U.S. firm, according to a company news release.   The first batch of the order, nearly 2,100 units, has been transported to the U.S. earlier this month. The news release noted that this order is only the U.S. firm’s

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Delphi outlines transformation plan

TROY, MICHIGAN – Delphi Corp. on March 31 outlined its strategy to prepare for its return to stable, profitable business operations through a broad-based global restructuring in order to complete the Chapter 11 cases for Delphi and 41 of its domestic U.S. subsidiaries in the first half of 2007 as

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