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FAW-Volkswagen opens Tianjin Plant for production of SUVs

TIANJIN – FAW-Volkswagen inaugurated on August 30 its new plant in Tianjin, an efficient and strong hub for Volkswagen Group China’s SUV offensive. The Tianjin Plant is a milestone in the Volkswagen Group’s overall China strategy, providing increased production capabilities, as well as cutting-edge sustainability measures. Located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development

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Heard at Auto China 2018: CEOs of global automakers reiterate China commitment

BEIJING – CEOs of global automakers were on hand to introduce global and China debuts of their latest concepts and production vehicles at the start of Auto China 2018 on April 25. Here’s a recap of their key messages: Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO, Volkswagen

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FAW-Volkswagen starts construction of new plant in Tianji

TIANJIN – FAW-Volkswagen started construction of its new production plant in Tianjin on May 18 as the joint venture company was celebrating the 25th anniversary of establishment. The new manufacturing facility, which will cover an area of 1.08 million square meters, is located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA)

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Volkswagen and SAIC sign cooperation agreement on e-mobility research

BERLIN – Volkswagen and SAIC signed an agreement on expanding the main plant of the Chinese joint venture Shanghai-Volkswagen in Anting to meet the new challenges associated with local production of electric vehicles at the Volkswagen Group Forum DRIVE in Berlin on June 3, according to a company news release.

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FAW and Volkswagen extends cooperation for further 25 years

BERLIN – In the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Germany’s Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, Volkswagen Group and its Chinese joint venture partner FAW Group signed an agreement here on October 10 to extend their partnership for a further 25 years, until the year 2041, according to a Volkswagen

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