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VW China’s 30 years of accomplishments: localization and self-defamatio

Although Volkswagen’s arrival in China in 1984 was a landmark event for the automobile industry, Shanghai-Volkswagen’s recent 30th anniversary celebration seemed quite low-key. Participants came from Volkswagen headquarters in Germany and were joined by top executives from SAIC and Shanghai-Volkswagen. But no government officials were present and there were only

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Volkswagen should respect Chinese consumers

BEIJING – FAW-Volkswagen will recall 563,605 New Sagitars due to a possible defect in the rear suspension system starting on February 2, 2015, according to a statement released by China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) on October 17.  The company said it will fix metal plates to

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Market-based technologies help Japanese brands recover

“It will take Japanese brands a very short time to recover in China’s automotive market,” an executive of a Japanese brand told the media in October 2012. Many Chinese people rejected Japanese cars because of conflicts on the Diaoyu Island between China and Japan in 2012. Sales of locally produced

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