FRANKFURT — Volkswagen AG and Scania AB of Sweden, in which VW recently acquired a controlling stake, plan to launch a truck-making venture in China, says VW Chief Executive Ferdinand Piech in published reports. China, Piech says, is a particularly interesting market for medium-sized trucks because most of the country's freight in the future will be transported here via the country's growing highway system. Neither VW nor Scania make trucks in the 6-16 ton-range, but medium-size truck ...

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