October 22, 2020

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    Audi to launch new electric vehicle venture with FAW

    German premium automaker Audi said on Tuesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s state-owned FAW Group to start a venture for making premium electric vehicles (EVs). Audi has a long partnership with FAW, which is based in the city of Changchun located in the northeast of China. The German automaker also prepares […]

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    Volkswagen-SAIC aim to make Audi sedans in Shanghai plants

    German automaker Volkswagen and its Chinese joint venture partner SAIC Motor plan to spend 4.13 billion yuan ($590 million) to revamp their car factories in Shanghai for making new Audi sedans, according to a government document. SAIC shares increased by their maximum daily limit of 10% following the news on Tuesday, becoming their biggest increase […]

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    Audi thinks of doubling China sales in six years

    Volkswagen‘s premium brand Audi thinks of doubling sales in China during the coming six years, sales chief Bram Schot informed Automobilwoche. “In 2023 we want to sell 1.2 million cars in China,” the German trade magazine quoted Schot as saying. In 2017, Audi sold 597,000 vehicles in China, its biggest single market. The company last […]

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    Audi recalls 681,000 cars in China due to coolant-pump risks

    Volkswagen‘s division Audi is recalling 681,000 cars in China to repair coolant pumps that could overheat, a spokesman stated. The measure is part of a worldwide recall impacting around 1.1 million units of the A4, A5, Q5, A6 and A8 hybrid models, their engine control units will need software updates to fix the problem, he […]

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    Audi to extend electric car range in China with FAW Group

    Audi will offer more electric car models in China and establish automated driving there, it stated on Tuesday, deepening ties with regional partner FAW Group to face competitors like Mercedes-Benz and BMW in its leading market. Volkswagen‘s luxury department and other automakers are under pressure to offer greener vehicles in China as the world’s biggest […]

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    Volkswagen won’t develop Audi cars with SAIC in China before 2018

    Volkswagen stated on Wednesday it would not produce or offer any Audi automobiles with SAIC Motor till at least 2018, seeking first to enhance ties with present Audi partner China FAW Motor. Volkswagen stated in November a non-binding contract with SAIC to talk about a collaboration relating to Audi AG, which is the best selling […]

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    Audi, SAIC Motor sign agreement to construct Audi cars in China

    Audi and China’s SAIC Motor signs a contract The contract will likely lead the way for the German high-end automaker to produce automobiles in China with SAIC, an individual knowledgeable about the matter informed Reuters. Executives of Audi and SAIC officially signed the cooperation framework contract on Friday, and the German automaker is expected to […]

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    Audi’s August sales increases 2.9 percent on Chinese demand for compact cars

    Audi increased worldwide sales 2.9 percent in August on high demand in its key Chinese market for luxury compact vehicles including the A3 and Q3 models. The Volkswagen-owned department on Tuesday stated that deliveries increased to 132,350 vehicles last month from 128,647 a year earlier, with eight-month sales boost 4.9 percent at 1.23 million. Sales […]

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