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VW sales in India serve as warning for other European carmakers


With sales more than doubling in 2011 for Volkswagen in India, it looked like the automaker’s plan was going in the right direction, that of becoming the global vehicle sales leader. Analysts predicted India would overtake Germany to become the world’s fourth largest auto market by 2015 with a volume of more than 5 million vehicles. Volkswagen opened a €580 million plant ...
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Report – Thailand to approve Volkswagen factory
According to a German newspaper's report, Thailand is set to give the green light to the construction of a Volkswagen plant near the port of Bangkok. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited the ...
Another exec at FAW investigated by China’s watchdog
China’s anti corruption enforcers are probing another former senior executive of the FAW Group, the latest target in the series of probes against the company. FAW, which is state-owned, has a ...
[Video] Volkswagen releases pricing and details about 2015 Eos Final Edition
The German automaker has moved to officially reveal the 2015 Eos Final Edition, after the model was previewed earlier this year in July, as it enters its last production model ...
2015 Volkswagen Jetta gets priced over-seas
The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta has been recently priced in the United States, where the model in question is now available from 16,215 USD, including the 850 USD destination charge. The Volkswagen ...
After regulator fine, automakers announce investments in India
Automakers operating in India seem to go by undeterred by the country’s regulator move to mirror China’s investigations into accusations of antitrust law breaches. India’s anti-monopoly enforcer recently revealed it was ...
Russia: auto winners and losers of the political/economic crisis
Europe’s second largest auto market, once billed to overcome Germany for the top position, is deep entrenched today in a politically and economically driven slump. Last year’s new car sales in ...
Porsche – VW takeover saga executives to be trialed
Although a lower court decided that two of Porsche SE’s former senior executives were not accountable in the company's botched 2008 endeavor to purchase Volkswagen AG, the appeal court in ...
July: Volkswagen AG sales climb 6.7%
The German automaker said its group deliveries have grown 6.7% last month, buoyed by the positive results in the European core region and China, the world’s largest auto market. The ...
China: executives at VW joint venture under investigation
China’s concerted antitrust fight took another turn this week: after probing the carmakers and issuing fines, the investigations are now down to the executive level. According to an announcement posted on ...



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