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2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

19 November 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou.


ANALYSIS - VW targets growth in China with FAW

12 July 2018

Volkswagen Group’s Chinese joint venture, FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Company, is bringing on stream a vast amount of new production capacity in China this year, as the German automaker looks to strengthen its lead position in the Chinese market and prepares for changing government regulations.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: SEAT chairman Juergen Stackmann

10 October 2013

Soon to clock up six months as head of SEAT, Jürgen Stackmann talks brand performance, plans for China and future products with just-auto.com. Glenn Brooks reports.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.


Q&A with Oskar Goitia – MD at Mondragon Automocion

5 January 2010

Mondragon Group, the world’s largest workers’ cooperative, has grown out of its historical Basque roots to comprise an organisation with global presence. It is also a significant player in the automotive industry components sector with cooperative firms manufacturing components, modules, machinery and tools. Oskar Goitia, MD of Mondragon’s automotive division, tells just-auto editor Dave Leggett how the business is developing and staying true to its founding principles.


Golding interviews GM's Reilly

1 February 2007

China will not be exporting cars to the West in significant numbers for four or five years. So says the man who is the new emperor of carmakers in China, Nick Reilly. Rob Golding recently sat down with him.

Latest news


VW Group China delivers over 4.21m units in 2018

14 January 2019

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for 2018 and says that with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the group delivered 4.21m (2017: 4.18m, +0.5%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong, including 196,300 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales plunge 16.7% in November 2018

12 December 2018

Global deliveries of the Four Rings in November fell by 16.7% year-on-year to around 132,650 automobiles. In Europe, extraordinary effects due to the switch to the WLTP test cycle along with the challenging phase-in and phase-out scenario as part of the Audi...


VW China/JAC/SEAT join over e-mobility in China

30 November 2018

Volkswagen Group China has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC) and SEAT, in the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. Under the agreement, all parties will leverage their technology and product strengths to develop a battery electric vehicle platform for production at JAC Volkswagen.


just-auto Plus only Audi and FAW celebrate 30 years of partnership

20 November 2018

Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their partnership. The approximately 650 guests at the anniversary event at the FAW plant in Changchun include representatives of the province of Jilin, of partner FAW, and of the...


just-auto Plus only VW China investing towards electrification

15 November 2018

Under the headline “New Faces of Mobility”, Volkswagen Group China presented at its Media Workshop an all-encompassing plan for e-mobility, advanced mobility solutions, autonomous driving, and a raft of exciting new products. On the eve of...


just-auto Plus only VW AG and FAW-VW sign major import deal

6 November 2018

Volkswagen AG and FAW-Volkswagen Automotive have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under which the Chinese joint venture will engage in a significant import program covering parts and vehicles. The Memorandum was signed during the China International Import...


VW Group China 9M 2018 sales up 5%

16 October 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018: with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen, the Group delivered 3.04m (2.90m, +5.0%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 137,600 imported vehicles.


VW China completes four factory projects

14 September 2018

Volkswagen has announced the completion of a major production expansion in China, opening four new facilities in Qingdao, Foshan and Tianjin in recent months.


FAW-VW opens new production facility in Tianjin

31 August 2018

The Volkswagen Group says it is strengthening its SUV offensive in China with the launch of the new FAW-Volkswagen Tianjin plant.


VW Group China sales up 9.2% in H1

20 July 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the first half-year deliveries for 2018: with its two Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 1.99m (1.83m, +9.2%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 80,300 imported vehicles.


VW expanding its partnerships in China

12 July 2018

Volkswagen Group says it is expanding its successful business relationships in China.


Faurecia and FAW Group ink partnership framework

12 June 2018

Global supplier Faurecia has signed a strategic partnership framework agreement with leading Chinese automaker FAW Group to develop, the pair said in a statement, "cockpit of the future technologies and sustainable mobility solutions".


FAW-VW continues growth with new Qingdao plant

6 June 2018

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Company opened a new vehicle assembly plant in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province, this week as the joint venture looks to strengthen its position in China.


VW Group plans three new China factories

29 May 2018

Volkswagen Group China is planning to open three new factories to strengthen its SUV and e-mobility offerings in the world's largest car market.


just-auto Plus only VW & JV partners invest on AV & e-mobilty solution

26 April 2018

At a Volkswagen Group media event, held on the eve of the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Volkswagen Group demonstrated the company’s commitment to delivering outstanding People’s Mobility solutions to Chinese consumers. The...


VW chief frets over possible China tariff rise

24 April 2018

Volkswagen has admitted it would be hurt by increased tariffs on vehicles imported into China.


VW Group China delivers over 1m units in Q1

18 April 2018

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries for the first quarter of 2018: together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 1.01m (2017: 891,500, +13.4%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, including 43,100 imported vehicles.


FAW-VW opens Audi Q plant, new FAW HQ

3 April 2018

FAW-Volkswagen began operations this week at a newly built plant in the city of Changchun in China's north-eastern Jilin province.


just-auto Plus only Audi/FAW restructure their business in China

8 March 2018

Audi, together with partner FAW, is realising essential steps of the joint 10-year business plan in China. FAW and Audi signed memorandum of understanding for the creation of two new companies for sales as well as mobility and digital services. With these...


just-auto Plus only FAW EV’s to feature BorgWarner eGearDrive

27 February 2018

BorgWarner's eGearDrive transmission has been specifically designed for the emerging high-volume electric vehicle market and is featured in First Automotive Works (FAW) Group's Besturn B30EV and Junpai A70E. The leading-edge eGearDrive transmission...


Knorr-Bremse to work with FAW Jiefang Automotive

14 February 2018

Knorr-Bremse has inked a cooperation framework agreement with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company, a manufacturer of commercial vehicles in China.


VW Group China expanding export business

15 January 2018

Volkswagen Group China and its joint ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, have unveiled a plan to expand into exports, targeting emerging markets.


just-auto Plus only VW brand China sales up 5.9% in 2017

15 January 2018

Volkswagen closed 2017 on an all-time high in China. A record-breaking 3.177m vehicles were delivered to customers in Mainland China and Hong Kong, representing year-on-year growth of 5.9%. The brand remained the number one choice for Chinese car buyers, with...


FAW, DFM and Changan to broaden collaboration

4 December 2017

China's FAW Group, Dongfeng Motor and Chongqing Changan Automobile at the end of last week signed a broad based collaboration agreement aimed at improving efficiency, sharing costs and targeting future growth.


VW strengthens China NEV commitment

16 November 2017

Volkswagen Group China has increased its commitment to launching New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) in China on the eve of the Guangzhou show which opens Friday.


just-auto Plus only FAW launches redesigned Hongqi H7 in Beijing

23 October 2017

Hongqi, the luxury brand of China FAW Group Corporation (FAW), launched its redesigned Hongqi H7 midsize sedan in Beijing. The size of the new H7 is 5,095mm, 1,875mm and 1,485mm in length, width and height, and wheelbase of which is 2,970mm. The new model...


VW Group China 9M 2017 sales up 1.4%

16 October 2017

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for the first nine months of 2017. Together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, Saic Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered almost 2.90m (+1.4%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, including 139,000 imported vehicles.


VW China recalling 4.86m Takata airbag vehicles

14 September 2017

Volkswagen Group China (VGC), with Volkswagen (China) Import (VGIC), FAW-Volkswagen Automotive (FAW-VW) and SAIC Volkswagen Automotive (SAIC VW), will recall vehicles with Takata driver and/or passenger front airbag inflators (PSAN without desiccant).


just-auto Plus only FAW/Qingdao government sign new truck agreement

13 September 2017

China FAW Group Corporation and Qingdao Municipal Government signed an agreement on new energy commercial vehicle project at Qingdao on 30 August 2017. FAW Jiefang new energy commercial vehicle project will be established at Qingdao automobile industrial New...


just-auto Plus only VW China H1 2017 sales up 5.2%

20 July 2017

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries results for the first half of 2017, which includes a record in June. Together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered 315,300 (299,800,+5.2%) vehicles in the...

FAW news

VW Group China delivers over 4.21m units in 2018

14 January 2019

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for 2018 and says that with its Chinese joint ven...


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at t...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales plunge 16.7% in November 2018

12 December 2018

Global deliveries of the Four Rings in November fell by 16.7% year-on-year to around 132,650 auto...


VW China/JAC/SEAT join over e-mobility in China

30 November 2018

Volkswagen Group China has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile G...


just-auto Plus only Audi and FAW celebrate 30 years of partnership

20 November 2018

Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their partnership....


2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

19 November 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou....



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