TAIPEI – Vivian W. Yen, who along with her husband Yen Ching-ling founded Yulon Motors Co. Ltd. in 1953, has died in Taipei at the age of 95. A family spokesman said the cause of death was heart and lung failure. Known as Taiwan’s “Iron Lady,”’ Yen is credited for building Yulon into Taiwan’s leading auto maker following her husband’s death. She also was instrumental in the Yulon Group’s expansion into textiles, electronics and construction. Yen retired as Yulon’s chairwoman last year, ...
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