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Volkswagen Group China and its JVs to export vehicles to Southeast Asian markets

BEIJING – Volkswagen Group China said in a statement on January 12 that it and its Chinese joint ventures – SAIC-Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen – have developed a plan to expand into exports initially targeting Southeast Asian markets, with the pilot shipment to be made to the Philippines in January 2018.

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Michael-Julius Renz appointed new CEO of Audi Sport GmbH

INGOLSTADT/NECKARSULM, Germany – Audi said in a statement in December that Michael-Julius Renz, currently president of FAW-Volkswagen Audi Sales Division, has been appointed the new CEO of Audi Sport GmbH effective March 1, 2018. Renz replaces Stephan Winkelmann, who has become president of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. in Molsheim, France since

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Dong Fang appointed PR Director of FAW-Volkswagen Audi Sales Division

CHANGCHUN, Jilin – Dong Fang, former director of Digital Marketing Department at FAW-Volkswagen’s Audi Sales Division, was appointed PR Director of the Division succeeding Liang Liang on November 28, according to a corporate announcement. Dong has worked at FAW-Volkswagen’s Audi Sales Division for many years and has been director of

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From Guangzhou with a vengeance: Volkswagen Group China announces huge SUV and electric offensive, launches ezia mobility brand

  GUANGZHOU – Moe than €10 billion investment in electric mobility by 2025, nearly 40 new locally produced new energy vehicle models over the next 7-8 years, at least 10 new SUV models from the Volkswagen brand alone by 2020, and a new mobility brand ezia under a newly created

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Li Pengcheng resigns from FAW-Volkswagen, joins new media Youche Yihou as co-founder and senior VP

BEIJING – Li Pengcheng, former Volkswagen brand PR director at FAW-Volkswagen, has joined new media Youche Yihou as a co-founder and senior vice president. The appointment comes after Li announced his resignation from FAW-Volkswagen on November 9. Li graduated from Dalian University of Foreign Languages and began working at FAW-Volkswagen

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32,000,000: Volkswagen JVs reach new production milestones

CHANGCHUN/SHANGHAI – Volkswagen’s joint ventures in China, SAIC-Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, have produced a combined 32 million vehicles since they began operations. SAIC-Volkswagen celebrated the production of its 17 millionth vehicle, a white Škoda Octavia Combi, on August 18, becoming the first passenger vehicle manufacturer to achieve the feat. FAW-Volkswagen produced

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Hu Shaohang appointed vice president of FAW-Volkswagen Audi Sales Division

CHANGCHUN, Jilin – Hu Shaohang has been appointed vice president of FAW-Volkswagen Audi Sales Division, replacing Yu Qiutao, who has become vice president in charge of Customer Service at the Division, according to a report on auto.sina.com.cn. Hu graduated from Jilin University of Technology, and had many years’ experiences in

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