Volkswagen plans electric auto plant with JAC in China

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Volkswagen’s joint venture with China’s Anhui Jianghuai (JAC) prepares to spend 5.06 billion yuan ($750.8 million) in a new electric car factory located in eastern Hefei city, according to local officials. A document published online by the Hefei Economic and Technological Development Area on Monday revealed that Volkswagen and JAC had obtained approval from environmental […]

Volkswagen to take on Tesla X in China with electric SUV

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Volkswagen plans to construct a completely electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, competing with the Chinese market leader Tesla’s Model X as the German automaker ramps up production of zero-emissions vehicles. The planned new SUV is the recent move in Volkswagen’s aggressive growth strategy in China, where electric cars are provided preferential […]

Volkswagen and JAC electric car venture gets approval from Chinese regulators

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Volkswagen and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motor) have gotten approval from Chinese regulators to form a joint venture to develop electric vehicles, the two companies stated on Monday. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s leading state organizer, provided a green light to JAC and Volkswagen to develop 100,000 pure battery electric vehicles yearly […]

Volkswagen to provide 400,000 new energy cars in China by 2020

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Volkswagen plans to supply over 400,000 brand-new energy vehicles for the Chinese market by 2020 to resolve its environmental protection requirements, a leading official stated. The number will boost to 1.5 million by 2025, Jochem Heizmann, CEO of Volkswagen Group China, stated according to Xinhua news agency. The automaker revealed previously that it would present […]

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

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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 […]