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Qingdao facility part of three new factories Volkswagen to open in China to strengthen SUV offensive and e-mobility

QINGDAO, Shandong – FAW-Volkswagen opened its new production facility in Qingdao, Shandong Province on May 28 and began production of the all new Bora based on Volkswagen’s MQB platform. The Qingdao plant is one of the three new facilities the joint venture will have opened before the end of Q3 2018,

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Volkswagen’s e-mobility offensive in China “coming at the right time”

BEIJING – Volkswagen Group’s key message at this year’s Auto China 2018 in Beijing was “People’s Mobility.” To support that, the world’s largest automaker and the leading foreign automaker in China is earmarking €15 billion through 2022 with its joint venture partners for e-mobility, autonomous driving, digitalization and new mobility

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Volkswagen to sell more EVs in China than anywhere else in the world

BEIJING – Volkswagen plans to sell more electric cars in China than anywhere else in the world in 5-10 years, according to Dr. Herbert Diess, member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG and Chairman of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. Diess made the comments at Volkswagen brand’s press

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Volkswagen considering China heavy-duty truck JV

Volkswagen AG is studying the possibilities of establishing a heavy-duty truck joint venture in China, according to Jochem Heizmann, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group China. Heizmann made the comments in an interview with a Chinese media delegation on March 13 in Berlin after the German automaker released its 2013

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