Plant Openings

VW opens new 300,000-unit plant in China to make Golf

Sept. 25, 2013 08:34 CET
VW Group opened a new factory today in southern China to build the Golf. The plant has an initial capacity to make 300,000 units a year, a number that VW says will double in the mid-term....
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Volkswagen opens China factory with 300,000 unit annual capacity

2:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2013
Volkswagen opened a new factory today in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong as part of a $13.2 billion investment in the country....
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HANS GREIMEL

FAW's folly? Why a plant in N. Korea?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
There is no shortage of strange news from North Korea. Only a shortage of electricity, food, skilled labor, education and basic human rights. And that makes Chinese carmaker FAW's plan to build an auto assembly plant in the impoverished country very strange....
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Sources: Nissan, Daimler to build small luxury cars in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Nissan and Daimler will build small Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz luxury cars at a Nissan plant in Mexico, sources said....
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Magna opens drivetrain parts plant in China

Sept. 2, 2013 08:34 CET
Magna has opened its sixth drivetrain component plant in China, in the northern city of Tianjin. The $68 million (419 million yuan) factory will employ 400 people at full production, the supplier said....
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Bosch opens chassis control system plant in China

Aug. 27, 2013 13:31 CET
German supplier Robert Bosch opened a second chassis control system plant this month in the Chinese city of Chengdu....
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Volkswagen will build car plant in Indonesia, minister says

Aug. 22, 2013 09:15 CET
Volkswagen will announce plans later this year to invest an initial 200 million euros ($268.53 million) in building a car assembly plant in Indonesia, a government minister said....
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