Shanghai Volkswagen announced last week the addition of a new factory in China’s far Western Xinjiang Province, making Volkswagen the first car manufacturer in the province.

Many automotive companies are actively looking to China’s mineral rich Western regions to further their sales goals in 2014, but few have been able to set up factories and manufacturing…

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According to Chinese media reports at Auto.163.com, Volkswagen are planning to put their flagship Phaeton into production at Shanghai Volkswagen in 2015. The two joint venture partners currently produce a range of VW branded vehicles, but most are low to mid range priced vehicles.

Auto.163 are citing VW’s new DSG gearbox factory in Tianjin as the…

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From Market Watch:

Sales in China by Volkswagen AG and its joint ventures rose 15.6% in the first quarter from a year earlier, due to strong demand for its Audi and Volkswagen brands.

Sales in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Volkswagen Group China and its joint ventures totaled 633,800 cars in the first three months of the year, Volkswagen…

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