SHANGHAI — Volkswagen AG achieves a 6.5% sales growth in China in 2000. Its sales of motor vehicles increased from 315,000 units in 1999 to 336,800 units in 2000, maintaining its 54% market share. The sales of luxury cars rose 300%. The German automaker's larger joint venture Shanghai-Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd., a 50-50 partnership with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp., saw sales exceed 220,000 units in 2000. FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co., a venture with First Auto Works in northeast ...

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