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Volkswagen to build new DSG dual-clutch transmission plant in Dalia

Volkswagen AG plans to build a second DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission plant in Dalian, Liaoning Province, according to local media reports. Once in operation in 2012, Volkswage's annual production of DSGs in China is expected to surpass 500,000 units. Currently, Volkswagen is talking with its partners in China, FAW and

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Technology innovation and development of electric vehicles in the world

In late October in Chongqing, experts on electric vehicles from eight countries spent two days with over 300 automotive executives and industry analysts to discuss EV technologies, market developments and future trends at the 2009 International Electric Vehicle Technology Innovation and Development Forum organized by China Automotive Engineering Research Institute

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The long and short of China’s 10 million mark in output

China celebrated the assembly of the 10 millionth automobile, a Jiefang (Liberation) J6 tractor trailer, on October 20 in Changchun, headquarters of China First Auto Works (FAW), thus becoming the world's 3rd country that is capable of annually producing over 10 million automobiles. Officials chose FAW's Jiefang truck as a

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Will China’s stimulus policies backfire?

No doubt the auto production and sales in China will continue to gather momentum through the year with strong policy support nationwide. But one may ask if such stimulus policies would backfire on domestic auto market if stimulus policies went off next year. Possible adjustments should be made to improve

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Auto sector key driver of domestic consumptio

- by Lei Xing   Senior auto executives and economists gathered in Beijing on October 27 to discuss "China's Opportunities under a Changing Global Environment," a seminar organized by auto.sina.com.cn. The following are highlights of the seminar. - Editor   Auto sector to become key driver of domestic consumption "China's

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