Volkswagen AG and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. plan to begin production of hybrid vehicles in China by 2008, with large-scale production ramping up by 2010, SAIC says. The venture aims to have some 500 VW Touran hybrids available as people movers for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. “We expect that large-scale production will start before the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai,” SAIC says. The auto makers’ jointly developed hybrid technology will be for the Chinese market only, with ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"VW, SAIC to Make Hybrids in China" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.