BEIJING — Bolstered by brisk sales of the Jetta and Audi A6 during the first four months of 2000, FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. has surpassed Tianjin Automotive Co., maker of the popular Xiali car, to become the second-largest automaker in China. Combined sales of the two vehicles allowed the Chinese-German joint venture to capture 17.8% of China's car market. For the period, profit for FAW-VW reportedly jumped 43.5% from like-1999. The automaker now is nipping at the heels of market ...

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